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example

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example

Plural
examples

  1. If I give an example of something, I name one of that type of thing.
    A baseball, a softball, a football, and a soccer ball are examples of balls.
  2. An example is a model of what something else of the same type should be like.
    Look at the example of a model airplane to see how your model airplane should be built.

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