Variant of paradigm
- a pattern, example, or model
- an overall concept accepted by most people in an intellectual community, as those in one of the natural sciences, because of its effectiveness in explaining a complex process, idea, or set of data
- Gram. an example of a declension or conjugation, giving all the inflectional forms of a word
Origin: Fr paradigme from Late Latin paradigma from Glassical Greek paradeigma from para-, para- plush deigma, example from deiknynai, to show: for Indo-European base see diction
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