Meaning of “example” - Learner’s Dictionary

example

noun uk us /ɪɡˈzɑːmpl/
TYPICAL [ C ]

A1 something that is typical of the group of things that you are talking about:

This is a good example of medieval Chinese architecture.
for example

A1 used to give an example of what you are talking about:

Some people, students for example, can get cheaper tickets.
VERY GOOD [ C ]

someone or something that is very good and should be copied:

He is a very good example to the rest of the class.
set an example

B2 to behave in a way that other people should copy

(Definition of “example” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)