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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. For example.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • For the sake of example; by way of example; for example: usually abbreviated ex. gr. or e. g.


Latin exemplī grātiā, for the sake of example : exemplī, genitive of exemplum, example + grātiā, ablative of grātia, favor.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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