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example
American English: /ɪɡˈzæmpəl/
British English: /ɪɡˈzɑːmp(ə)l/
, /ɛɡˈzɑːmp(ə)l/

Translation of example in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (specimen, sample) an example of her work
    una muestra de su trabajo
    for example 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
    Example sentences
    • 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) to set somebody an example, to set an example for o (in British English also) to somebody
    darle (el) ejemplo a alguien
    to follow somebody's example
    seguir el ejemplo de alguien
    her courage is an example to us all
    su valor es un ejemplo para todos nosotros
    2.2 (warning) to make an example of somebody
    darle un castigo ejemplar a alguien
    let this be an example to the rest of the class
    que esto le sirva de escarmiento al resto de la clase
    Example sentences
    • 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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