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English definition of “example”

example

noun [C] (BEHAVIOUR)    /ɪɡˈzɑːm.pl̩/ US  /-ˈzæm-/
B2 a person or a way of behaving that is considered suitable to be copied: He's a very good example to the rest of the class. He's decided to follow the example of his father and study law.Behaving, interacting and behaviour
(Definition of example noun (BEHAVIOUR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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