such as

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such as

  1. For example.
    Waterbirds, such as the duck or the gull, are common in the area.
  2. Like, of the kind mentioned.
    I was never in a country such as that.
    A plan such as you propose will never succeed.

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In the sense of “for example”, such as is preferred to like in formal writing.

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