Article - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɑːrtɪkl|  American pronunciation of the word article
Brit.  |ˈɑːtɪk(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word article


- nonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication
- one of a class of artifacts
an article of clothing
- a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will) (syn: clause)
- (grammar) a determiner that may indicate the specificity of reference of a noun phrase


- bind by a contract; especially for a training period

Extra examples

I just read an interesting article on the city's early history.

He has published numerous articles in scholarly journals.

Article 3 of the U.S. Constitution.

The company amended its articles of incorporation.

He articled at the famous law firm many years ago.

I have just received the articles of capitulation.

The defendant had been articled for an ecclesiastical offence.

Their brother was articled to an attorney.

The paper's leading article (=the main article) described the government as weak.

She only took a few articles of clothing with her.

Article 1 of the constitution guarantees freedom of religion.

Listen, you sloppy article, who was on guard from twelve to two last night?

Chris articled for two years with the firm.

A gay actor who was outed in a magazine article

The article offers tips on how to keep kids safe near water.

Word forms

singular: article
plural: articles
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