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Significado de “sample” - Diccionario Inglés

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samplenoun [C]

uk   /ˈsɑːm.pəl/ us   /ˈsæm.pəl/
  • sample noun [C] (SMALL AMOUNT)

B2 a small amount of something that shows you what the rest is or should be like: a free sample of shampoo samples of carpet/curtain material Please bring some samples of your work to the interview.
C2 a small amount of a substance that a doctor or scientist collects in order to examine it: a blood/urine sample
B2 a group of people or things that is chosen out of a larger number and is asked questions or tested in order to get information about the larger group: a random sample of voters a nationally representative sample of 200 schools

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sampleverb [T]

uk   /ˈsɑːm.pəl/ us   /ˈsæm.pəl/
  • sample verb [T] (SMALL AMOUNT)

to taste a small amount of food or drink to decide if you like it: As the food looked so good, he decided to sample a little from each dish.
C2 to experience a place or an activity, often for the first time: So you're going to sample the delights/pleasures of the new restaurant?
(Definition of sample from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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samplenoun [C]

us   /ˈsæm·pəl/
a small amount of something which shows what the rest is or should be like: a free sample a blood/tissue sample The booklet contains sample questions and answers.
A sample of people is a small group that is tested to obtain information about the larger group: The poll is based on a random sample of Montgomery voters.

sampleverb [T]

us   /ˈsæm·pəl/
to take or try a small amount of something: He sampled a little of each dish. Buma sampled opinions from people in both countries.
(Definition of sample from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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samplenoun [C]

uk   /ˈsɑːmpl/ us  
COMMERCE, MARKETING a small amount of a substance, product, etc. that shows someone thinking of buying it what it is like: a carpet/fabric/product sample Write to us and we will send you a free sample.
MARKETING a group of people chosen from a larger group, who give their opinions, answer questions, etc. in order to provide information about the whole group: a sample of sth A sample of three HR Managers and 30 employees was selected and interviewed. The marketing poll was conducted by telephone among a representative sample of 1,136 adults. a large/small sample
a small amount of a substance or product that is tested to find out whether it is good, whether it contains a particular substance, etc.: The investigation into tainted pet food has grown to include tests of 700 samples. The next step will be to build a few dozen samples of each device and send them out for testing in both urban and rural settings.

sampleverb [T]

uk   /ˈsɑːmpl/ us  
COMMERCE, MARKETING to try a small amount of a product, or try a service for a short time, in order to see whether you want to buy it: On a typical overseas tour, a buyer could sample 120 wines in a day. They are recruiting 2,500 telephone customers to sample the service for 12 months.
MARKETING to ask for the opinions of a number of people chosen from a group, in order to get information about the whole group: The survey sampled 150 chief executives from both large and small companies.
to test a small amount of a substance or product to find out whether it is good, whether it contains a particular substance, etc.: sample sth for sth Before the food can be sold to markets and stores, the FDA samples goods for defects.
(Definition of sample from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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