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example

noun
 
 
/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.Samples and examples
for example A1 used to give an example of what you are talking about: Some people, students for example, can get cheaper tickets.Samples and examples
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.Samples and examples
set an example B2 to behave in a way that other people should copySamples and examplesBehaving, interacting and behaviour
Translations of “example”
in Korean 예…
in Arabic مِثال…
in French spécimen, exemple (de), exemple (pour)…
in Turkish örnek, misal, numune…
in Italian esempio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 典型事例, 典型, 範例…
in Russian пример, образец…
in Polish przykład…
in Spanish ejemplo…
in Portuguese exemplo…
in German das Beispiel, das Vorbild, die Warnung…
in Catalan exemple…
in Japanese 例…
in Chinese (Simplified) 典型事例, 典型, 范例…
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