paradigm [ par-uh-dahym, -dim ](previously 06-26-13)
a. a set of forms all of which contain a particular element, especially the set of all inflected forms based on a single stem or theme.
b. a display in fixed arrangement of such a set, as boy, boy's, boys, boys'.
2. an example serving as a model; pattern.
3. a. a framework containing the basic assumptions, ways of thinking, and methodology that are commonly accepted by members of a scientific community.
b. such a cognitive framework shared by members of any discipline or group: the company’s business paradigm.
WORDS RELATED TO PARADIGM
pattern, chart, standard, sample, ideal, exemplar, criterion, model, prototype, archetype, original, mirror, beau ideal, ensample
SYNONYMS FOR PARADIGM
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2. mold, standard; ideal, paragon, touchstone.
Origin: First recorded in 1475–85; from Late Latin paradigma “example,” from Greek parádeigma “pattern, model, precedent, example” (derivative of paradeiknýnai “to show side by side, compare”), equivalent to para- preposition and prefix + deik-, root of deiknýnai “to show, bring to light, prove” + -ma noun suffix denoting the result of an action; see para-, deictic
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR PARADIGM
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Lemos believes a culture of data protection could still flourish in Brazil, in a development similar to the paradigm shift that happened after a consumer protection code was introduced in 1990 and people started to exercise their newfound rights.
BRAZIL IS SLIDING INTO TECHNO-AUTHORITARIANISM|TATE RYAN-MOSLEY|AUGUST 19, 2020|MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Value has been experiencing a drought so deep and extended that many on Wall Street believe we’ve entered a new paradigm.
THE CHAMP’S BIG COMEBACK: WHY BEATEN-DOWN VALUE STOCKS ARE POISED TO THRIVE|SHAWN TULLY|AUGUST 18, 2020|FORTUNE
The goal of these efforts is essentially to squeeze real-world problems into the paradigm that other machine-learning researchers use to measure performance.
TOO MANY AI RESEARCHERS THINK REAL-WORLD PROBLEMS ARE NOT RELEVANT|AMY NORDRUM|AUGUST 18, 2020|MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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