paradigm

01. There has been a major [paradigm] shift in American society since 9/11.
02. Microsoft has become the [paradigm] of the computer companies of the future.
03. According to Thomas Kuhn, procedural [paradigms] control our study of the natural world during periods between scientific revolutions.
04. Song-sharing software has created a new [paradigm] wherein artists and music companies need to find a way to get paid for music which is downloaded from the Internet.
05. A computer has become a common [paradigm] for the functioning of the human brain.
06. The [paradigm] on drinking and driving has changed dramatically over the past 30 years, in that it is no longer socially tolerated.
07. The writings of Charles Darwin created a new [paradigm] for our understanding of the processes involved in the development of life on our planet.
08. With the rapid evolution of computers, we may one day be faced with the need to develop a new [paradigm] as to what constitutes intelligence.
09. The new social [paradigm] in our culture does not allow for discrimination of any kind, be it based on gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, age, size or whatever.
10. When the teacher moved into administration, she had to do a [paradigm] shift in terms of her viewpoint and goals for the program.
11. The new [paradigm] for a successful business is to encourage more input from the workers.
12. Donella Meadows once remarked that your [paradigm] is so intrinsic to your mental process that you are hardly aware of its existence until you try to communicate with someone with a different [paradigm].
13. Rem Koolhaas once said that Manhattan's architecture is a [paradigm] for the exploitation of congestion.
14. The Korean government has advanced a new [paradigm] that involves upgrading business practices to meet international standards.
15. An American judge recently referred to marriage as an evolving [paradigm] which should now include same sex unions.
16. The notion of 'cause and effect' is an artificially imposed binary [paradigm].

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  • paradigm — paradigm, paradigmatic In ordinary speech the word paradigm designates a typical example or model to be replicated or followed. This connotation is carried over into the technical use of the term introduced by the philosopher and historian of… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • paradigm — par‧a‧digm [ˈpærədaɪm] noun [countable] formal a good example of how a product, system etc can work or be produced: paradigm of/​for • J.J. s success in building Tylenol into a best seller has become a paradigm of consumer drug marketing.… …   Financial and business terms

  • paradigm — 1. is pronounced with the last syllable as in dime. In technical use it denotes a model or pattern of some kind; in linguistics, it means ‘a representative set of inflections of a noun or verb’, and so the paradigm of come is come (base form),… …   Modern English usage

  • paradigm a — index paradigm Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Paradigm — Par a*digm, n. [F. paradigme, L. paradigma, fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to show by the side of, to set up as an example; para beside + ? to show. See {Para }, and {Diction}.] [1913 Webster] 1. An example; a model; a pattern. [R.] The paradigms and patterns… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paradigm — I noun archetype, example, exemplar, guide, ideal, model, norm, original, paradigma, pattern, prototype, sample, standard II index case (example), example, exemplar, instance …   Law dictionary

  • paradigm — (n.) late 15c., from L.L. paradigma pattern, example, especially in grammar, from Gk. paradeigma pattern, model, from paradeiknynai exhibit, represent, lit. show side by side, from para beside (see PARA (Cf. para )) + deiknynai to show (cognate… …   Etymology dictionary

  • paradigm — [n] example archetype, beau ideal*, chart, criterion, ensample, exemplar, ideal, mirror, model, original, pattern, prototype, sample, standard; concept 686 …   New thesaurus

  • paradigm — ► NOUN 1) a typical example, pattern, or model of something. 2) a conceptual model underlying the theories and practice of a scientific subject. 3) Grammar a table of all the inflected forms of a word, serving as a model for other words of the… …   English terms dictionary

  • paradigm — [par′ə dīm΄, par′ədim] n. [Fr paradigme < LL paradigma < Gr paradeigma < para ,PARA 1 + deigma, example < deiknynai, to show: for IE base see DICTION] 1. a) a pattern, example, or model b) an overall concept accepted by most people in …   English World dictionary

  • Paradigm — For other uses, see Paradigm (disambiguation). The word paradigm (  /ˈpær …   Wikipedia

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