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for example

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one that is representative of a group or class

one that is worthy of imitation or duplication

a closely similar case in existence or in the past

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an instance that warns or discourages prospective imitators

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an item of information that is typical of a class or group

punishment intended as a warning to others

a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding

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It is important for the police to set an example by punishing a rogue cop who has been involved in cases.
Campaigners called it an "own goal" and a "total con", instead urging rich countries to set an example by cutting their emissions by 40 per cent by 2020 without carbon offsetting.
The unequivocal need is for our legislators to set an example first by banning the consumption of alcohol in their place of work, secondly by excluding from the Palace of Westminster all those who have any alcohol in their bodies and thirdly by disciplining severely all those who are not totally silent during the business of the House.
Marist continues to set an example for other schools with its progressive security policy.
She set an example that writers could work in both magazines and books successfully, and she gave more critical support to make it possible.
BOSSES are enjoying pensions worth up to 50 times more than those of other workers despite calls for them to set an example, according to new research today.
Great leadership will set an example and demonstrate guidance in the many facets of America's life and conflict.
An Arizona teacher who won a court order against a disruptive student may not set an example for other teachers, educators say.
The committee will set an example of awarding very limited perks to officers by identifying those (if any) available to board members.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasuo Fukuda on Wednesday made a pitch for a plan to cut legislators' pay to share the pains of an economic slowdown, saying it is important for lawmakers to set an example.
It was Forney's first excursion with the Night Ministry, a homeless relief agency he joined to set an example for his employees.
On the one hand we want to cheer them, to hope they set an example for other troops and contribute to undermining the national discriminatory policy.
Panelists suggested ways to choose a competition circuit, how to cope with the loss of students who studio-hop to win gold, and how to set an example of good sportsmanship for students.
They think we shouldn't set an example that natural landmarks are easy to replace," says ranger Rob Birzell.
In 1993, the centre decided to do better and held a European-wide competition to evolve a strategy which would make the buildings more thermally efficient, and set an example of how to deal with thoughtless Modernist buildings of the '60s end '70s.