Meaning of ARTICLE in English

ARTICLE

I. noun see: arm Date: 13th century 1. a distinct often numbered section of a writing, a separate clause, a stipulation in a document (as a contract or a creed) , a nonfictional prose composition usually forming an independent part of a publication (as a magazine), an item of business ; matter , any of a small set of words or affixes (as a, an, and the ) used with nouns to limit or give definiteness to the application, a member of a class of things, a thing or person of a particular and distinctive kind or class , II. transitive verb (-cled; articling) Date: 1820 to bind by ~s (as of apprenticeship)

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