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paradigm

noun [C] uk   /ˈpær.ə.daɪm/ us    /ˈper-/ formal
C2 a model of something, or a very clear and typical example of something: Some of these educators are hoping to produce a change in the current cultural paradigm.
paradigmatic
adjective uk   /ˌpær.ə.dɪɡˈmæt.ɪk/ us    /ˌper.ə.dɪɡˈmæt̬-/
Translations of “paradigm”
in Spanish Paradigma…
in Chinese (Traditional) 範例,示例…
in Russian пример, образец…
in Turkish kendi türünün yegane örneği, tipik numune, model…
in Chinese (Simplified) 范例,示例…
in Polish wzorzec…
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