The definition of an article is a piece or section that is part of a larger written work such as a magazine or a document.(noun)
An article is defined as an individual portion, object or piece of a larger group.(noun)
A pair of pants, a sweater and a skirt are each an example of an article of clothing.
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Origin: ME & OFr < L articulus, dim. of artus, a joint: see art
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Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin articulus, joint, article
Origin: , diminutive of artus, joint (translation of Greek arthron, joint, article); see ar- in Indo-European roots.
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