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- 1. paradigm, inflection, inflexion
- usage: systematic arrangement of all the inflected forms of a word
- 2. prototype, paradigm, epitome, image, model, example
- usage: a standard or typical example; "he is the prototype of good breeding"; "he provided America with an image of the good father"
- 3. substitution class, paradigm, class, category, family
- usage: the class of all items that can be substituted into the same position (or slot) in a grammatical sentence (are in paradigmatic relation with one another)
- 4. paradigm, position, view, perspective
- usage: the generally accepted perspective of a particular discipline at a given time; "he framed the problem within the psychoanalytic paradigm"
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