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  • 1 Example — Ex*am ple, n. [A later form for ensample, fr. L. exemplum, orig., what is taken out of a larger quantity, as a sample, from eximere to take out. See {Exempt}, and cf. {Ensample}, {Sample}.] 1. One or a portion taken to show the character or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 .example — est un domaine de premier niveau réservé. Un domaine de premier niveau réservé est un domaine de premier niveau qui n’est pas destiné à être utilisé dans le système de nom de domaine (Domain Name System) d’Internet, mais qui est réservé à un… …

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  • 3 example — [eg zam′pəl, igzam′pəl; eg′zämpəl, igzämpəl] n. [ME < OFr example, essample < L exemplum, sample, example < eximere, to take out < ex , out + emere, to buy < IE base * em , to take > Lith imù] 1. something selected to show the… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 .example — Введение 1999 Тип домена зарезервированный общий домен верхнего уровня Статус действующий Регистратор IANA Назначение для доменов, которые следует использовать в качестве при …

    Википедия

  • 5 example — ► NOUN 1) a thing characteristic of its kind or illustrating a general rule. 2) a person or thing regarded in terms of their fitness to be imitated. ● for example Cf. ↑for example ● make an example of Cf. ↑make an example of …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 Example — may refer to:*Example (rapper), a British rapper *example.com and .example, domain names reserved for use in documentation as examples ee also*Exemplum, medieval collections of short stories to be told in sermons *Exemplar, a prototype or model… …

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  • 7 example — UK US /ɪgˈzɑːmpl/ noun [C] ► something used to represent other things because it has all the main qualities or characteristics that they also have: as an example of how/what/why »Economists point to the auto industry as an example of how low… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 8 Example — Ex*am ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exampled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exampling}.] To set an example for; to give a precedent for; to exemplify; to give an instance of; to instance. [Obs.] I may example my digression by some mighty precedent. Shak. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 example — late 14c., partial re Latinization of earlier essample, asaumple (mid 13c.), from O.Fr. essemple sample, model, example, precedent, cautionary tale, from L. exemplum a sample, lit. that which is taken out, from eximere take out, remove (see… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 example — I noun archetype, case, case in point, demonstration, documentum, exemplar, exemplification, exemplum, exponent, guide, ideal, illustration, instance, metaphor, model, norm, paradigm, pattern, point of comparison, representation, representative,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 example — 1 sample, specimen, instance, case, illustration Contrasted words: anomaly, *paradox 2 *model, exemplar, pattern, ideal, standard, beau ideal, mirror Analogous words: *paragon, apotheosis Contrasted words: precept, rule, *law …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 example — [n] instance, model archetype, case, case history, case in point, citation, copy, excuse, exemplar, exemplification, for instance, ideal, illustration, kind of thing, lesson, object, original, paradigm, paragon, part, pattern, precedent,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 example — noun 1 sth that is typical/demonstrates a point ADJECTIVE ▪ characteristic, classic, prime, quintessential, stellar (AmE), supreme, textbook, typical, ultimate …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 example — [[t]ɪgzɑ͟ːmp(ə)l, zæ̱mp [/t]] ♦ examples 1) N COUNT: oft N of n An example of something is a particular situation, object, or person which shows that what is being claimed is true. The doctors gave numerous examples of patients being expelled… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 example — noun (C) 1 for example used before mentioning a specific thing, person, place etc in order to explain what you mean or to support an argument: Many countries, for example, Mexico and Japan, have a lot of earthquakes. | Look at John, for example,… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 example — ex|am|ple W1S1 [ıgˈza:mpəl US ıgˈzæm ] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Latin exemplum, from eximere to take out ] 1.) a specific fact, idea, person, or thing that is used to explain or support a general idea, or to show what is typical… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 Example — В этой статье не хватает ссылок на источники информации. Информация должна быть проверяема, иначе она может быть поставлена под сомнение и удалена. Вы можете о …

    Википедия

  • 18 example */*/*/ — UK [ɪɡˈzɑːmp(ə)l] / US [ɪɡˈzæmp(ə)l] noun [countable] Word forms example : singular example plural examples 1) something that you mention in order to show the type of thing that you are talking about and to help to explain what you mean Many… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 example — ex|am|ple [ ıg zæmpl ] noun count *** 1. ) something that you mention in order to show the type of thing you are talking about and to help explain what you mean: Many sports are still dominated by men football is an obvious example. example of:… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 example — n. 1) to cite, give, provide an example 2) to set an example for 3) to make an example of 4) to follow smb. s example 5) a classic; concrete; extreme; glaring, striking; illustrative; impressive; prime, shining; typical example 6) (misc.) to lead …

    Combinatory dictionary