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example

noun   /ɪɡˈzɑːm·pl/
A1 something that is typical of the group of things that you are talking about ejemplo This is a good example of the architecture of the period.
for example
A1 used to give an example of what you are talking about por ejemplo Some people, students for example, can get cheaper tickets.
(Definition of example from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

example

noun /iɡˈzaːmpl/
something that represents other things of the same kind; a specimen ejemplo an example of his handwriting.
something that shows clearly or illustrates a fact etc ejemplo Can you give me an example of how this word is used?
a person or thing that is a pattern to be copied ejemplo She was an example to the rest of the class.
a warning to be heeded ejemplo Let this be an example to you, and never do it again!
for example /iːˈdʒiː/ ( often abbreviated to eg)
for instance; as an example por ejemplo Several European countries have no sea coast – for example, Switzerland and Austria.
make an example of
to punish as a warning to others dar un castigo ejemplar The judge decided to make an example of the young thief and sent him to prison for five years.
set (someone) an example
to act in such a way that other people will copy one’s behaviour/behavior dar buen ejemplo Teachers must set a good example to their pupils.
(Definition of example from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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