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Translation of "example" - English-Spanish dictionary

example

noun /iɡˈzaːmpl/
something that represents other things of the same kind; a specimen ejemplo an example of his handwriting. something that shows clearly or illustrates a fact etc ejemplo Can you give me an example of how this word is used? a person or thing that is a pattern to be copied ejemplo She was an example to the rest of the class. a warning to be heeded ejemplo Let this be an example to you, and never do it again! for example /iːˈdʒiː/ ( often abbreviated to eg) for instance; as an example por ejemplo Several European countries have no sea coast – for example, Switzerland and Austria. make an example of to punish as a warning to others dar un castigo ejemplar The judge decided to make an example of the young thief and sent him to prison for five years. set (someone) an example to act in such a way that other people will copy one’s behaviour/behavior dar buen ejemplo Teachers must set a good example to their pupils.
(Definition of example from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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