Example sentences for: definition

How can you use “definition” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It is not entirely accurate to describe Schur's book as a dictionary, for, although it is in alphabetical order (by Briticism, with the American equivalent in the Index), it combines definitions with descriptions of cultural phenomena (as in the entry for the Ashes , which needs an explanation rather than a mere definition).

  • Under the restrictive definition of the USO, however, it is possible for the incumbent post to be more efficient than the entrant and still lose profits because the incumbent must charge a uniform price.

  • Recent attempts to define QoL have resulted in the development of a functional definition that is measurable, evaluable over time, and readily applied to patients over a wide range of illness severity.

  • But its definition of vocabulary entry is about dictionaries only:

  • Reinforcement occasionally leaves a signature, called reproductive character displacement, in which mating characteristics have diverged between populations in areas of sympatry but not areas of allopatry (Figure 2) (the relationship between reinforcement and reproductive character displacement, and controversy over the definition of the latter, is reviewed in Howard 1993).


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