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example
  1. an item of information that is typical of a class or group; "this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"; "there is an example on page 10"
  2. something to be imitated; "an exemplar of success"; "a model of clarity"; "he is the very model of a modern major general"
  3. a representative form or pattern; "I profited from his example"
  4. punishment intended as a warning to others; "they decided to make an example of him"
  5. an occurrence of something; "it was a case of bad judgment"; "another instance occurred yesterday"; "but there is always the famous example of the Smiths"
  6. a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding; "you must work the examples at the end of each chapter in the textbook"

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