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"exemplary" in British English

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exemplaryadjective

uk   /ɪɡˈzem.plə.ri/  us   /-plɚ.i/
very good and ​suitable to be ​copied by other ​people: His ​tact was exemplary, ​especiallyconsidering the ​circumstances. [before noun] An exemplary ​punishment is ​severe and ​intended as a ​warning to ​others: The ​judgeawarded exemplary damages.
(Definition of exemplary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"exemplary" in American English

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exemplaryadjective

 us   /ɪɡˈzem·plə·ri/
extremely good of ​itstype, so that it might ​serve as a ​model for ​others: He ​sawaction in the ​Marines, and his ​performance was exemplary.
(Definition of exemplary from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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