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noun [C] uk   /ˈɑː.tɪ.kl̩/  us   /ˈɑːr.t̬ɪ-/

article noun [C] (NEWSPAPER)

B1 a piece of writing on a particular subject in a newspaper or magazine, or on the internet: There was an interesting article on vegetarianism in the paper yesterday.
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article noun [C] (GRAMMAR)

B1 specialized language any of the English words "a", "an", and "the", or words in other languages that do the same job as these
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article noun [C] (OBJECT)

a particular thing, especially one that is one of several things of a similar type or in the same place: Guests are advised not to leave any articles of value in their hotel rooms. An article of clothing was found near the river. articles of furniture

article noun [C] (LAW)

a separate part in a written document such as a legal agreement: East and West Germany united under article 23 of the Bonn constitution.be doing/in articles UK to be working in a law office while training to be a lawyer
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