English translation of '典型'
- (= 代表性)
⇒ 典型案例(diǎnxíng ànlì)
a representative case
⇒ 典型文学作品(diǎnxíng wénxué zuòpǐn)
typical works of literature
'典型' in Other Languages
British English: archetype NOUN
An archetype is something that is considered to be a perfect or typical example of a particular kind of person or thing, because it has all their most important characteristics.
...the archetype of the successful businessman.
British English: cross-section NOUN
If you refer to a cross-section of particular things or people, you mean a group of them that you think is typical or representative of all of them.
I was surprised at the cross-section of people there.
British English: epitome NOUN
If you say that a person or thing is the epitome of something, you are emphasizing that they are the best possible example of it.
She was the epitome of sophistication.
British English: incarnation NOUN
to be the incarnation of sth If you say that someone is the incarnation of a particular quality, you mean that they are typical of that quality in an extreme form.
The regime was the very incarnation of evil.
British English: personification NOUN
If you say that someone is the personification of a particular thing or quality, you mean that they are a perfect example of that thing or that they have a lot of that quality.
She was a personification of the typical female rock singer.
Translation of 典型 from the Collins Chinese to English Dictionary