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noun antetype, archetype, copy, copy in miniature, design, example, exemplar, exemplum, gauge, guide, ideal, image, imitation, miniature, mold, paradigm, paragon, pattern, plan, precedent, prototype, replica, representation, sample, specimen, standard
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MODEL. A machine made on a small scale to show the manner in which it is to be worked or employed.
     2. The Act of Congress of July 4, 1836, section 6, requires an inventor who is desirous to take out a patent for his invention, to furnish a model of his invention, in all cases which admit of representation by model, of a convenient size to exhibit advantageously its several parts.

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The foresight of Theodore Roosevelt, the Club and its establishment of the North American Model are three reasons why we still have abundant wildlife populations in the U.
comments in his preface that this book is primarily intended to examine the American model of schooling by depicting the deeply rooted and traditional thinking about schools that have hampered the efforts of the public and policy makers to help schools operate as they should, be academically effective, and responsive to parents' concerns.
Gruevski often says that he is on the people's side so we will see if the American model will be accepted or rationally withdrawn in the name of the majority, Sasevski writes.
In concept, the health service was never meant to be cost-effective or like the American model.
A picture agency who distribute the image confirmed the man was an American model.
John Sweeney, 54, originally from Skelmersdale, is said to have murdered Paula Fields, 31, from Halewood in 2000 and 33-year-old American model Melissa Halstead ten years earlier, a jury at the Old Bailey heard yesterday.
The party, held at Dsquared New York City headquarters and rooftop, attracted celebrities including Tyson Beckford (left), the American model and actor, and Mary J Blige (centre), the singer-songwriter.
THE mystery woman carrying Jude Law's fourth child was named yesterday as American model Samantha Burke.
The central bank is believed to be considering a move to make banking operations similar to the American model, in which control of a bank is decentralized and all its shares are freely traded on the open market.
The striking American model, with vertical headlamps and LED rear lights, is available only in one, high specification trim which includes climate control, satellite navigation, leather upholstery and wooden veneer.
The Council would oversee security aspects of foreign and defence policy but, unlike the American model, would also include "homeland security" issues such as tackling home-grown extremism and encouraging community cohesion.
Fifteen years later, after 9/11, the invasion of Iraq and the continuing Intifada in Palestine, the contributions to this comprehensive and timely volume range widely over the underlying causes, discussing the historical antecedents and the current manifestation of anti-Americanism, despite the cultural and economic aspirations that bind many Muslims to the American model in the Maghreb; Egypt; Sudan; Saudi Arabia; Gulf States; Yemen; Iraq; Iran; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Palestinian Territories.

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