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Overview of noun paradigm

The noun paradigm has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (4) paradigm

(systematic arrangement of all the inflected forms of a word)

2. (1) prototype, paradigm, epitome, image

(a standard or typical example; "he is the prototype of good breeding"; "he provided America with an image of the good father")

3. substitution class, paradigm

(the class of all items that can be substituted into the same position (or slot) in a grammatical sentence (are in paradigmatic relation with one another))

4. paradigm

(the generally accepted perspective of a particular discipline at a given time; "he framed the problem within the psychoanalytic paradigm")

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