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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (illustration)
a. el ejemplo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I can give you some examples of methods that have worked for me.Puedo darte ejemplos de los métodos que me han dado resultado.
b. la muestra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Can you send us an example of your work?¿Puede enviarnos una muestra de su trabajo?
2. (specimen)
a. el ejemplar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
This bird is a magnificent example of its species.Este pájaro es un magnífico ejemplar de su especie.
3. (model)
a. el ejemplo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Parents should set an example if they want their children to read.Los padres deben dar ejemplo si quieren que sus hijos lean.
4. (lesson)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
They made an example of him so that others wouldn't dare follow in his footsteps.Le dieron un castigo ejemplar, para que otros no se atrevieran a seguir sus pasos.
They were determined to make an example of the prisoners as a warning to other dissidents.Estaban decididos a que los presos sirvieran de ejemplo para disuadir a otros disidentes.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (to illustrate)
a. ejemplificar
This recruitment policy alone examples the inherent racism in the company.Esta política de contratación por sí sola ejemplifica el racismo inherente a la empresa.
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example
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el ejemplo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
for examplepor ejemplo
to set an exampledar ejemplo
to make an example of somebodyimponer un castigo ejemplar a alguien
to follow somebody's exampleseguir el ejemplo de alguien
to lead by examplepredicar con el ejemplo
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example [ɪɡˈzɑːmpl]
noun
(gen) ejemplo (m); (copy, specimen) ejemplar (m)
for example por ejemplo; to quote sth/sb as an example citar algo/a algn como ejemplo; to follow sb's example seguir el ejemplo de algn; to set a good/bad example dar buen/mal ejemplo
to make an example of sb to punish sb as an example dar a algn un castigo ejemplar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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