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EtymologyEdit

< Middle English < Old French < Latin articulus (a joint, limb, member, part, division, the article in grammar, a point of time); prop. dominutive of artus (a joint), akin to Ancient Greek ἄρθρον (arthron), joint, limb) < root *ar (to fit, join); see arm, art, etc.

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Singular
article

Plural
articles

article (plural articles)

  1. A story, report, or opinion piece in a newspaper, magazine, journal, internet etc.
    See: Wikipedia article on article in publishing article (publishing)
  2. A member of a group or class
    an article of clothing
  3. An object.
    a sales article
  4. (grammar ) A part of speech that indicates, specifies and limits a noun (a, an, or the in English). In some languages the article may appear as en ending (e.g. definite article in Swedish) or there may be none (e.g. Finnish, Estonian).
    See: Wikipedia article on article in grammar article (grammar)
  5. A section of a legal document, bylaws, etc.
  6. (derogatory ) A person.
  7. ( obsolete , slang ) A wench. A prime article. A handsome girl.
    She's a prime article (whip slang), she's a devilish good piece, a hell of a goer.

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article m. (plural articles)

  1. article
  2. joint, articulation
  3. (Canadian ) section (of a law)

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