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for example. Bill enjoys many kinds of fruit, such as apples, pears, and plums. Mary has many hobbies, such as swimming, bowling, and running.
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For example, as in She adores the English novels of manners, such as those by Austen and Trollope. [Late 1600s]
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1 for example: Wild flowers such as orchids and primroses are becoming rare.‘I met a lot of important people in Canada.’ ‘Such as?’ (= give me an example).
2 of a kind that; like: Opportunities such as this don’t come along every day.
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For example: rodents such as field mice and voles.
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