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Princeton's WordNet

  1. archetypal, archetypical, prototypal, prototypic, prototypical(adj)

    representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned

    "archetypal patterns"; "she was the prototypal student activist"


  1. archetypical(Adjective)

    In the way of an archetype, in the way of an idealized model or most representative.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Archetypical(adj)

    relating to an archetype; archetypal

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of archetypical in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of archetypical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of archetypical in a Sentence

  1. Chris Weber:

    It's very clear just by looking at the archetypical pathways that they've [ IPCC ] pulled out... that the consumer dimensions allow emissions to be cut much faster.

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