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See also: exhibita
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪɡˈzɪbɪt ˌeɪ̯/, /ɛɡ-/
- (General American) IPA(key): /iɡˈzibət ˌeɪ̯/
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- Hyphenation: Ex‧hib‧it A
- (figuratively) The foremost example, often with a negative connotation.
- The legislature can’t fight corruption when the politicians are Exhibit A.
- 2016, John Simpson, “Marshallers of Words”, in The Word Detective: A Life in Words: From Shenanigan to Selfie, London: Little, Brown and Company, →ISBN; republished as The Word Detective: Searching or the Meaning of It All at the Oxford English Dictionary: A Memoir, New York, N.Y.: Basic Books, 2016, →ISBN, page 51:
- 2017 October 27, Alex McLevy, “Making a Killing: The Brief Life and Bloody Death of the Post-Scream Slasher Revival”, in The A.V. Club, archived from the original on 5 March 2018:
the foremost example