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article

ar·ti·cle

article

 
 
pronunciation:
ar tih kl
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a single thing; one item out of a group of similar objects.
She put several articles of clothing into her suitcase.
synonyms:
item
similar words:
element, object, thing, unit
definition 2: a piece of writing on a particular subject that appears in a newspaper, magazine, or book.
The local newspaper had an article about the missing jewels.
similar words:
composition, critique, editorial, essay, paper, paragraph, piece, report, review, story, study, theme
definition 3: the words "a," "an," and "the." They are used with nouns and limit the way nouns can be used.
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similar words:
definite article, indefinite article
definition 4: a specific section in a document such as a contract or a constitution.
The lawyer read us the article in the contract that explained our rights as consumers.
synonyms:
clause
similar words:
paragraph, provision, section