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ARCHETYPAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does archetypal mean? 

ARCHETYPAL (adjective)
  The adjective ARCHETYPAL has 1 sense:

1. representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned

  Familiarity information: ARCHETYPAL used as an adjective is very rare.


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ARCHETYPAL (adjective)


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Meaning:

Representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned

Synonyms:

archetypal; archetypical; prototypal; prototypic; prototypical

Context examples:

archetypal patterns / she was the prototypal student activist

Similar:

first (preceding all others in time or space or degree)


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