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"sampler" in British English

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samplernoun [C]

uk   /ˈsɑːm.plər/  us   /ˈsæm.plɚ/
  • sampler noun [C] (CLOTH)

a ​decorativepiece of ​cloth with ​letters, words, ​pictures, etc. ​sewed on it, made ​especially in the past and often ​hung on the ​wall like a ​picture
  • sampler noun [C] (PRODUCT)

a ​product that ​contains some ​examples or ​features of something, so that ​customers can get an ​idea of what it is like: The ​full Mozart Collection is ​available on 45 CDs, or you can ​buy a more ​modest sampler of 12 CDs.
(Definition of sampler from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sampler" in Business English

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samplernoun [C]

uk   /ˈsɑːmplər/  us   /ˈsæmplɚ/ COMMERCE
a ​collection that contains some ​examples of something, so that you can get an ​idea of what it is like: The Mozart Record Edition is on 45 compact ​disks by Philips, but Decca is ​offering a more ​modest sampler of about a ​dozen compact ​discs.
(Definition of sampler from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sampler”
in Chinese (Simplified) 衣服, (旧时的)刺绣样本,绣花样品…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衣服, (舊時的)刺繡樣本,繡花樣品…
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