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article

ar·ti·cle

article

 
pronunciation:
ar tih kl
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a single item or thing, esp. one of a class or group.
A dress is an article of women's clothing.Please remember to take all personal articles with you when you leave the airplane.
synonyms:
item
similar words:
element, object, thing, thingamabob, thingamajig, unit
definition 2: a piece of nonfiction writing on a particular subject, as in a magazine.
There was an interesting article about election fraud in last Sunday's newspaper.
similar words:
composition, critique, editorial, essay, monograph, paper, paragraph, piece, report, review, sidebar, story, study, theme, write-up
definition 3: in grammar, the words "a," "an," and "the" as well as words equivalent to these in languages other than English, which are used with nouns and act to limit the nouns' applications. (See "definite article," "indefinite article.")
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similar words:
definite article, indefinite article
definition 4: a specific section in a document such as a constitution or piece of legislation.
synonyms:
clause
similar words:
paragraph, provision, proviso, section