Definition of 'example'
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Yesterday was a perfect example of it. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This is a great example of that. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Perhaps they should set an example by accounting for their own. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Not a good example to younger players joining the squad. The Sun (2016)Yet the incident was another example of how crazy things can get between the clubs. The Sun (2016)Just to give an example, advising people on whether to have an operation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Common examples are a group of friends sharing, a student house or a house let by room. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A classic example of tortoise rather than hare. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But the FA must set an example and may consider a stadium ban. The Sun (2017)This is a particular problem when there is limited space available, for example, in a parking bay. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is a perfect example of how dangerous he still is. The Sun (2013)What a great example he would be for all of us! The Sun (2011)We know there are good and bad examples of volunteering overseas. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are countless examples of people almost encouraged to carry on spending. The Sun (2010)This is a classic example of how education has become a political football. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Maybe the nastiness is caused by the behaviour and example of the chosen few? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Some examples are listed below to help you. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)This physical violence will just make the problems worse and sets a terrible example. The Sun (2015)This is a great example of something that is far more enjoyable on screen than in reality. The Sun (2011)We got another example of the trend last week. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So he decided to make an example of this particular croc. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The insects are normally considered model examples of selflessness. The Sun (2008)This book is an example of old media. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Week two of our special photographic supplement presents outstanding examples of beauty frozen by the camera. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It sets a bad example and must cause considerable distress to those who are trying to stop. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There are two perfect examples to make the point. The Sun (2011)This is a great example of the part that luck can play in a good photograph. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We are particularly keen to learn of examples of good practice from which others may benefit. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The kick chase is a classic example. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Suppose we realized that we could provide a better answer to the question if we organized around issues rather than grouped examples. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)So far there appear to be no notable examples of persons or heirs who have sold the rights to unpublished documents to biographers. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)Here we look at some horrific examples from British groups and others from around the world. The Sun (2006)They are demeaning the quality of public discourse, and setting an appalling example to young people. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There are various models from about 600 and lots of second-hand examples are available too. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'example'
British English: example /ɪɡˈzɑːmpl/ NOUN
An example is something which represents or is typical of a particular group of things.
It's a great example of a small business that grew into a big one.
- American English: example
- Arabic: مِثَال
- Brazilian Portuguese: exemplo
- Chinese: 例子
- Croatian: primjer
- Czech: příklad
- Danish: eksempel
- Dutch: voorbeeld
- European Spanish: ejemplo
- Finnish: esimerkki
- French: exemple
- German: Beispiel
- Greek: παράδειγμα
- Italian: esempio
- Japanese: 例
- Korean: 예
- Norwegian: eksempel
- Polish: przykład
- European Portuguese: exemplo
- Romanian: exemplu
- Russian: пример
- Spanish: ejemplo
- Swedish: exempel
- Thai: ตัวอย่าง
- Turkish: örnek
- Ukrainian: приклад
- Vietnamese: ví dụ
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