Translation of "example" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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examplenoun [ C ]

uk /ɪɡˈzɑːm.pəl/ us /ɪɡˈzæm.pəl/

example noun [ C ] (TYPICAL CASE)

A1 something that is typical of the group of things that it is a member of

Could you give me an example of the improvements you have mentioned? 你能不能举个例子说明一下你刚才提到的那些进展情况?
This painting is a marvellous example of her work. 这幅画充分体现了她作品的风格。
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A1 a way of helping someone to understand something by showing them how it is used

Study the examples first of all, then attempt the exercises on the next page. 首先仔细研究一下例题,然后试着做下一页的习题。
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A1 used when giving an example of the type of thing you mean

Offices can easily become more environmentally-friendly by, for example, using recycled paper. 举手之劳就可以使办公室更加环保,比如,使用再生纸。

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example noun [ C ] (BEHAVIOUR)

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. 他是班上其他同学的好榜样。
He's decided to follow the example of his father and study law. 他决定效法其父,学习法律。

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example noun [ C ] (PUNISHMENT)

a punishment that is intended to warn others against doing the thing that is being punished, or a person who receives such a punishment

The judge made an example of him and gave him the maximum possible sentence. 为了以儆效尤,法官在法律许可的范围内对他作出了最重的量刑。


(Translation of “example” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)