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

Translation of example in Spanish:


  • 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 or (British 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
    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.
    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
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