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articles
1) N-COUNT: oft N prep An article is a piece of writing that is published in a newspaper or magazine.

...a newspaper article.

...a travel article...

According to an article in The Economist the drug could have side effects.

...Canning's article about the Buxton Festival.

2) N-COUNT: oft N of n You can refer to objects as articles of some kind.

...articles of clothing...

He had stripped the house of all articles of value.

...household articles.

3) PHRASE: v-link PHR, PHR after v (emphasis) If you describe something as the genuine article, you are emphasizing that it is genuine, and often that it is very good.

The vodka was the genuine article.

4) N-COUNT: oft N of n, N num An article of a formal agreement or document is a section of it which deals with a particular point.

The country appears to be violating several articles of the convention.

...Article 50 of the UN charter.

5) N-PLURAL: usu prep N Someone who is in articles is being trained as a lawyer or accountant by a firm with whom they have a written agreement. [BRIT]

In 1986, 44 per cent of those admitted to articles were women.

6) N-COUNT In grammar, an article is a kind of determiner. In English, `a' and `an' are called the indefinite article, and `the' is called the definite article.

English dictionary. 2008.

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