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article

ar·ti·cle

article

 
pronunciation:
ar tih kl
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one thing out of a group of similar things.
She put several articles of clothing into her suitcase.
synonyms:
item
similar words:
element, object, thing, unit
definition 2: a piece of writing in a newspaper, magazine, or book.
Did you read the article about the president's speech?
similar words:
composition, editorial, essay, paper, paragraph, piece, report, review, story, study
definition 3: the word "a" or "an" or "the." Articles are used before nouns to express whether the noun is a specific example of something or whether the noun is general example of something.
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