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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: epitome(0.01155 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to epitome.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
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)
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.
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.
[An] epitome of the contents of a very large book.
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.
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.