Translation of example in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ɪgˈzæmpəl; ɪgˈzɑːmpəl/


  • 1 (specimen, sample) ejemplo (masculine) an example of her work una muestra de su trabajo for example por ejemplo he cited the example of Roosevelt puso a Roosevelt como ejemplo he cited the example of penicillin puso como ejemplo el caso de la penicilina
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    • If any of you can provide me with examples of this character's cretinhood, I will happily publish them.
    • The strap-ends are decorated with animals and are the largest and among the finest examples from the period.
    • To establish this, Porter probes both the general context and specific examples.
  • 2 2.1 (model) ejemplo (masculine) to set sb an example, to set an example for o (in British English also/en inglés británico también) to sb darle* (el) ejemplo a algn to follow sb's example seguir* el ejemplo de algn her courage is an example to us all su valor es un ejemplo para todos nosotros 2.2 (warning) to make an example of sb darle* un castigo ejemplar a algn let this be an example to the rest of the class que esto le sirva de escarmiento al resto de la clase
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    • He then took a serious tone and spoke of the need for leading officials to set an example.
    • It feels it should set an example by reducing the numbers of cars in the city.
    • One of the key recommendations was the use of role models to set an example to younger generations.

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