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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Epitome (0.00905 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Epitome.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: epitome ringkasan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: epitome epitome n 1: a standard or typical example; “he is the prototype of good breeding”; “he provided America with an image of the good father” [syn: prototype, paradigm, image] 2: a brief abstract (as of an article or book)
English → English (gcide) Definition: Epitome Epitome \E*pit"o*me\, n.; pl. Epitomes. [L., fr. Gr. ? a surface incision, also, and abridgment, fr. ? to cut into, cut short; 'epi` upon + te`mnein to cut: cf. F. ['e]pitome. See Tome.] 1. A work in which the contents of a former work are reduced within a smaller space by curtailment and condensation; a brief summary; an abridgement. [1913 Webster] [An] epitome of the contents of a very large book. --Sydney Smith. [1913 Webster] 2. A compact or condensed representation of anything; something possessing conspicuously or to a high degree the qualities of a class. [1913 Webster +PJC] An epitome of English fashionable life. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster] A man so various that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. --Dryden. Syn: Abridgement; compendium; compend; abstract; synopsis; abbreviature. See Abridgment. [1913 Webster]


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