Exemplification Ex*em`pli*fi*ca"tion, n. 1. The act of exemplifying; a showing or illustrating by example. [1913 Webster]

2. That which exemplifies; a case in point; example. [1913 Webster]

3. (Law) A copy or transcript attested to be correct by the seal of an officer having custody of the original. [1913 Webster]

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  • Exemplification — is a mode of symbolization characterized by the relation between a sample and what it refers to. Description Unlike ostension, which is the act of showing or pointing to a sample, exemplification is possession of a property plus reference to its… …   Wikipedia

  • exemplification — [ ɛgzɑ̃plifikasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1949; de exemplifier ♦ Didact. Action d exemplifier. « À titre d illustration ou d exemplification » (Ricœur). ● exemplification nom féminin Action d exemplifier. exemplification [ɛgzɑ̃plifikɑsjɔ̃] n. f. ÉTYM. 1949; …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • exemplification — index case (example), clarification, comment, construction, corroboration, cross section, epitome, e …   Law dictionary

  • exemplification — early 15c., from Anglo Fr. exemplification, from M.L. exemplificationem (nom. exemplificatio), noun of action from pp. stem of exemplificare (see EXEMPLIFY (Cf. exemplify)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • exemplification — [eg zem΄plə fi kā′shən, igzem΄plə fi kā′shən] n. [ME < ML exemplificatio: see EXEMPLIFY] 1. a showing by example 2. something that exemplifies; example 3. Law a legally attested or certified copy or transcript …   English World dictionary

  • exemplification — /ig zem pleuh fi kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of exemplifying. 2. something that exemplifies; an illustration or example. 3. Law. an attested copy of a document, under official seal. [1400 50; late ME < ML exemplification (s. of exemplificatio) a… …   Universalium

  • exemplification — exemplify ► VERB (exemplifies, exemplified) ▪ be or give a typical example of. DERIVATIVES exemplification noun …   English terms dictionary

  • exemplification — noun Date: 1510 1. a. the act or process of exemplifying b. example, case in point 2. an exemplified copy of a document …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • exemplification — noun a) The act of exemplifying; a showing or illustrating by example. b) That which exemplifies; a case in point; example …   Wiktionary

  • exemplification — Synonyms and related words: allegorization, alphabet, art, blueprint, case, case in point, charactering, characterization, chart, choreography, citation, clarification, conventional representation, cracking, cross reference, dance notation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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