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Paradigm

Par´a`digm
n.1.
1.An example; a model; a pattern.
2.(Gram.) An example of a conjugation or declension, showing a word in all its different forms of inflection.
3.(Rhet.) An illustration, as by a parable or fable.
4.(Science) A theory providing a unifying explanation for a set of phenomena in some field, which serves to suggest methods to test the theory and develop a fuller understanding of the topic, and which is considered useful until it is be replaced by a newer theory providing more accurate explanations or explanations for a wider range of phenomena.
Noun1.paradigm - systematic arrangement of all the inflected forms of a word
2.Paradigmparadigm - a standard or typical example; "he is the prototype of good breeding"; "he provided America with an image of the good father"
Synonyms: epitome, prototype, image
3.paradigm - 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 - the generally accepted perspective of a particular discipline at a given time; "he framed the problem within the psychoanalytic paradigm"
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