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1‘this type of heather grows better in a drier habitat’
kind, sort, variety, class, category, classification, group, set, bracket, genre, genus, species, family, order, breed, race, strain
style, description, designation, condition, quality, nature, manner, design, shape, form, pattern, rank
brand, make, model, line, mark, generation, vintage
stamp, ilk, kidney, cast, grain, mould
North American stripe
2‘two sporty types in tracksuits’
person, individual, character, sort
British informal bod
3‘she characterized his witty sayings as the type of modern wisdom’
epitome, quintessence, essence, perfect example, archetype, model, pattern, paradigm, exemplar, embodiment, personification, avatar
4‘extracts from the report are set in italic type’
print, typeface, face, characters, lettering, letters
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