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such as meaning

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    Definition of such as in English Dictionary

  • Preposition
    1. IDI For example.
      1. Waterbirds, such as the duck or the gull, are common in the area. ‎
    2. IDI Like, of the kind mentioned.
      1. I was never in a country such as that. ‎
    3. IDI (formal) Those who.
      1. Such as have already done their work may leave. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • CRF and related peptides, such as sauvagine, bind to the extracellular regions of CRF 1 R and activate the receptor.
      • The lesson could start with a ‘thought shower’ session considering the arguments for and against getting involved as an individual when pupils witness a crime such as robbery and assault.
      • Pardew made five changes to the side that thrashed West Ham 5-0 on Wednesday - with players such as James Perch and Alan Smith given the chance to underline their case for a regular starting berth.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Such as when α-1,3-glucan is injected alone into the mice, it stimulates the host immune response and consequently has an antifumigatus development role.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Prepositions

    Other Vocabulary

    Look-Alike Words
    1. fr juchas
    2. fr ruchas
    3. fr séchas
    4. en schwas
    5. fr sucras
    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of such as for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "such as" is a preposition.
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