Translation of "archetype" - English-Spanish dictionary

archetype

noun uk /ˈɑː.kɪ.taɪp/ us /ˈɑːr.kə.taɪp/

a typical example of something, or the original model of something from which others are copied

arquetipo
The United States is the archetype of a federal society.
archetypal adjective uk /ˌɑː.kɪˈtaɪ.pəl/ us /ˌɑːr.kəˈtaɪ.pəl/ also archetypical

arquetípico
an archetypal English gentleman
archetypically adverb uk /ˌɑː.kɪˈtɪp.ɪ.kəl.i/ us /ˌɑːr.kəˈtɪp.ɪ.kəl.i/

(Translation of “archetype” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

archetype

noun /(British ) ˈaːkiˌtaip; (American) ˈaːrkiˌtaip/

the most typical or perfect example of a type of person or thing

Arquetipo
This is the archetype of a Gothic cathedral.
archetypal /ˌaːkiˈtaipəl/ adjective

Arquetípico
“The Mysteries of Udolpho” is possibly the archetypal Gothic novel.

(Translation of “archetype” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)