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A sample entry of a Simple Wiktionary article is shown below. Most entries, however, will not need as many sections. Below the source code is an example (of the dictionary entry 'sample'), which shows how an entry should look when correctly formatted.

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=== Other spellings ===
* [[other]]

=== Pronunciation ===
* {{enPR|pronunciation}}
* {{IPA|pronunciation}}
* {{SAMPA|pronunciation}}
* {{audio|filename|Audio (UK)}}
* {{audio|filename|Audio (US)}}
* {{hyphenation|hy|phen|ation}}

==== Homophones ====
* [[homophone]]

== Noun ==
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# {{countable/uncountable}} Meaning 1 of '''sample'''. {{synonyms|synonym1|synonym2}} {{antonyms|antonym1|antonym2}}
#: ''Example of '''sample'''.''
# {{countable/uncountable}} Meaning 2 of '''sample'''.
#: ''Example of '''sample'''.''

=== Usage notes ===
=== Related words ===

== Verb ==
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# {{transitive/intransitive}} Meaning 1 of '''sample'''.
#: ''Example of '''sample'''.''

=== Usage notes ===
=== Related words ===

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Sample[change]

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Pronunciation[change]

  • enPR: sămpʹ(ə)l
  • IPA: /ˈsæmpl/
  • SAMPA: /"s{mpl/
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  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sam‧ple

Noun[change]

Singular
sample

Plural
samples

This picture is a sample
  1. (countable) A sample is a small amount of something to try or test it.
    The nurse took a small blood sample.
  2. (countable) A sample can be a group of people used in an experiment.
    The experiment needed a random sample of 100 young adults.

Usage notes[change]

A sample can sometimes refer to an item of food that is to be tasted, such as a spoonful of soup.

Related words[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
sample

Third-person singular
samples

Past tense
sampled

Past participle
sampled

Present participle
sampling

  1. (transitive) If you sample something, you try or test a small amount of it.
    After sampling each of the wines, she bought the one she liked best.
  2. (transitive) If you sample a small piece of food, you taste it; often to see if it is good.
    Don't forget to sample the soup to make sure it's warm.