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Definition of "exemplification" [ex•em•pli•fi•ca•tion]

  • The act of exemplifying. (noun)
  • One that exemplifies; an example. (noun)
  • Law An officially certified copy of a document. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "exemplification" in a sentence
  • "Christ walked (1Jo 2: 6), and that commandment, of which one exemplification is presently given, 1Jo 2: 9, 10, the love of brethren. ye had from the beginning -- from the time that ye first heard the Gospel word preached."
  • "Young's argument focuses on the notion of exemplification which he locates at the heart of the only kind of semantic representation and cognitive value that can be ascribed to artworks such as conceptual ones."
  • "Goodman's applications of the notion of exemplification to art are in many ways enlightening, by allowing him to explain the significance of certain features of artworks in referential terms."