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article

noun
 
 
/ˈɑːtɪkl/
[C] a piece of writing on a particular subject in a newspaper or magazine: The article appeared in the Feb. 1 issue of Economics and Portfolio Strategy, a newsletter for institutional investors.
[C] ( also Article) LAW a separate part in a written document such as a law or legal agreement: The Commission has power to impose fines on parties in breach of Article 85(1).
articles UK LAW work in a law office as part of someone's training to be a lawyer: I received a fairly general grounding while in articles, including the opportunity to undertake some commercial work.
(Definition of article from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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