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paradigmnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpær·əˌdɑɪm/ fml
a very ​clear or ​typicalexample used as a ​model: His ​ruthlessaccumulation of ​wealthstands as a paradigm of ​greed in the ​businessworld.
(Definition of paradigm from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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paradigmnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpær.ə.daɪm/  us   /ˈper-/ formal
C2 a ​model of something, or a very ​clear and ​typicalexample of something: Some of these ​educators are ​hoping to ​produce a ​change in the ​currentcultural paradigm.
(Definition of paradigm from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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paradigmnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpærədaɪm/
a set of ​theories that explain the way a particular ​subject is understood at a particular ​time: The TV ​networkclaimed that this was the beginning of "a new paradigm for ​commercialtelevision." His ​account of the ​effects of ​globalization does not ​fit into either of the ​economic paradigms that are ​dominant today.
a ​model of something, or a very ​clear and typical ​example of something: a paradigm of sth The ​company is seen as a paradigm of ​entrepreneurship.
(Definition of paradigm from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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