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noun archetype, case, case in point, demonstration, documentum, exemplar, exemplification, exemplum, exponent, guide, ideal, illustration, instance, metaphor, model, norm, paradigm, pattern, point of commarison, representation, representative, representative seeection, sample, simile, something to be imitated, standard, standard of comparison, typical instance
Foreign phrases: Nil agit exemplum litem quod lite reeolvit.A precedent which settles a controversy with a question does no good. Plus exempla quam peccata nooent. Examples do more harm than crimes.
See also: comment, criterion, cross section, exemplar, illustration, indicant, instance, model, paradigm, paragon, precedent, prototype, sample, semblance, specimen, standard

EXAMPLE. An example is a case put to illustrate a. principle. Examples illustrate, but do not restrain or change the laws: illustrant non restringunt legem. Co. Litt. 24, a.

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Example 2: B's parents sell appreciated stock for $10,000 and generate $1,000 long-term capital gain.
The last example suggests special bifurcation challenges for taxpayers whose business consists of excluded transactions, e.
An example of a knowledge objective was to understand the use of statistics in social work journals.
The former combines the information from the studies and describes results in a verbal format (for example, "four studies of clinical librarian projects suggested that professionals saved time"; "two studies showed evidence of cost-effectiveness").
For example, the student might initially find the opening measures of Chopin's Nocturne in F-sharp Major (Example 1) difficult to read, as the contour is rather disjunct, making it difficult to discern a clear thread among the pitches.
14) on solving linear equations is one such very natural example.
For example, to offset the higher prices associated with oil-based raw materials, energy, and transportation costs, a commonly used, low risk tactic is to transition from oil/water liquid emulsions to 100% active dry polymers.
And there need not be only one right answer (for example, students might be asked to "come up with a similar problem").
The editors successfully bridge urban health inquiry and public health practice by combining descriptions of issues in urban health, methods used in urban health studies, and examples from practitioners.
The examples have been adapted from actual examples of audited financial statements of not-for-profit organizations whose names and other identifying information have been changed.
With Word documents, for example, you can view the name of the original author, learn the identity of any editors, determine the number of versions, and locate the file path to see where the file is saved.