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Synonyms of 'specimen'

(noun) 
Definition
an individual or part regarded as typical of its group or class
a perfect specimen of a dinosaur fossil
Synonyms
sample
We're giving away 2000 free samples.
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example
examples of sexism and racism in society
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pattern
a textile pattern
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instance
a serious instance of corruption
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representative
a typical representative of humanity
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exemplar
One of the wittiest exemplars of the technique was M.C. Escher.
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(noun) 
a fine specimen of marble
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model
the Chinese model of economic reform
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exhibit
He showed me round the exhibits in the museum.
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embodiment
A baby is the embodiment of vulnerability.
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of embodiment
A baby is the embodiment of vulnerability.
in the sense of exemplar
Definition
a typical specimen
One of the wittiest exemplars of the technique was M.C. Escher.
Synonyms
typical example,
representative example,
in the sense of exhibit
Definition
an object exhibited to the public
He showed me round the exhibits in the museum.

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