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This harmony between properties provides an uninterrupted period setting that is quintessential of the British countryside. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They also evoke nostalgia for a quintessential British lifestyle. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The quintessential British confectionery is huge in Japan. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is a quintessential village high street with a couple of pubs, a shop and a hairdressers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The quintessential American sports car is to go on sale in Europe. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Upside This quintessential English country pub is surely one of the nicest houses in the village. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Groups of three, five or more will result in that quintessential English look. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The appearance of the quintessential English country house is maintained, but all manner of surprises await inside. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's quintessential to being British. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The quintessential English bloom is a sure sign that summer is around the corner, and this is one of the best displays anywhere. The Sun (2016)ADHD is 'the quintessential modern disease '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'quintessential'
British English: quintessential ADJECTIVE
Quintessential means representing a perfect or typical example of something.
I found him to be the quintessential gentleman.
Definition of quintessential from the Collins English Dictionary
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