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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
      • [ … ] it's only in America that a lovely feeling such as hope can be commodified so expertly, so cynically.
      • ADT involves using drugs such as lupron and bicalutamide that target androgen receptor (AR) signaling through lowering serum testosterone or blocking the binding of androgens to the AR [2 –6 ].
      • HPLC can resolve most chlorophylls and carotenoids, including their degradation products such as pheophytins and pheophorbides, as long as relevant pigment standards are available [5 ].
    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 ruchas
    2. fr séchas
    3. en tuchas
    4. fr sucras
    5. en nuchas
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    Meaning of such as for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "such as" is a preposition.
    Definiteness: Level 4
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