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- (conjunctive) As an example.
2009, Christoph Börgers, Mathematics of Social Choice, page 190:
- For instance, one can always find a division that is envy-free and equitable: The equal division is an example.
2011, Gordon Finn, Yesterday's Porridge, page 6:
- Take yesterday for instance. You can see how busy the store gets and we packers have to be ultra careful how we load the shelves and where we erect the pyramids. Two children aged about eight and ten were racing around the store playing […]
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