Definition of “article” - English Dictionary

“article” in British English

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articlenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɑː.tɪ.kəl/ us /ˈɑːr.t̬ɪ.kəl/

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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(Definition of “article” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“article” in American English

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articlenoun [ C ]

us /ˈɑrt̬·ɪ·kəl/

article noun [ C ] (PIECE OF WRITING)

writing a piece of writing on a particular subject in a newspaper or magazine:

an article on Chinese art

article noun [ C ] (OBJECT)

a particular thing or item:

The police want a description of each missing article.

article noun [ C ] (SMALL WORD)

grammar any of the English words "a," "an," and "the," or words in other languages that are used in a similar way as these

(Definition of “article” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“article” in Business English

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articlenoun

uk /ˈɑːtɪkl/ us

[ C ] a piece of writing on a particular subject in a newspaper or magazine:

The article appeared in the Feb. 1 issue of Economics and Portfolio Strategy, a newsletter for institutional investors.

[ C ] also Article LAW a separate part in a written document such as a law or legal agreement:

The Commission has power to impose fines on parties in breach of Article 85(1).
articles

UK LAW work in a law office as part of someone's training to be a lawyer:

I received a fairly general grounding while in articles, including the opportunity to undertake some commercial work.

(Definition of “article” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)