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Many sports are still dominated by men – football is an obvious example.
He gave several examples of how we could change things.
You should be setting an example for your little brother.
He followed his sister's example and demanded more money.
With his enthusiasm and determination, he's an example to the rest of the team.
This is the British English definition of example. View American English definition of example.
a plan or course of action that is not possible to achieve