Definition of 'paragon'
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I wouldn't say we are some paragon of virtue when it comes to backing dictators. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I wouldn't say we are some paragon of virtue when it comes to backing dictators. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He must be a paragon of virtue. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Well, who is putting themselves up as a paragon of virtue to do that? The Sun (2011)The responsibility of playing this paragon of virtue had an effect on Waite. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If any single Scala production after the war was the paragon of excellence, it was this one. A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)According to his father, he was a paragon of virtue who didn't drink or smoke or take drugs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'paragon'
British English: paragon NOUN
If you refer to someone as a paragon, you mean that they are perfect or have a lot of a good quality.
We don't expect candidates to be paragons of virtue.
Definition of paragon from the Collins English Dictionary
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