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Definition of Article

Article

  1. A distinct portion of an instrument, discourse, literary work, or any other writing, consisting of two or more particulars, or treating of various topics; as, an article in the Constitution. Hence: A clause in a contract, system of regulations, treaty, or the like; a term, condition, or stipulation in a contract; a concise statement; as, articles of agreement.
  2. A literary composition, forming an independent portion of a magazine, newspaper, or cyclopedia.
  3. Subject; matter; concern; distinct.
  4. A distinct part.
  5. A particular one of various things; as, an article of merchandise; salt is a necessary article.
  6. Precise point of time; moment.
  7. One of the three words, a, an, the, used before nouns to limit or define their application. A (or an) is called the indefinite article, the the definite article.
  8. One of the segments of an articulated appendage.
  9. To formulate in articles; to set forth in distinct particulars.
  10. To accuse or charge by an exhibition of articles.
  11. To bind by articles of covenant or stipulation; as, to article an apprentice to a mechanic.
  12. To agree by articles; to stipulate; to bargain; to covenant.

Article Quotations

You know the value of every article of merchandise, but if you don't know the value of your own soul, it's all foolishness.
Rumi

It's hard when you read an article saying bad things about you. It is as if someone is sticking a knife on your heart. But I am the harshest critic of my work.
Robin Williams

If it's lawful to have a rifle club to kill pheasants, it should be just as lawful to have one to kill wolves or dogs that are being sicked on little black babies. In fact, it's constitutional. Article Number Two of the constitution guarantees the right of every citizen to own a rifle or a shot gun.
Malcolm X

Nonviolence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.
Mahatma Gandhi

A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.
Brendan Behan
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Article Translations

article in Afrikaans is artikel
article in Danish is ting, artikel
article in Dutch is handelsartikel, artikel
article in Finnish is esine
article in French is article, apport, objet
article in German is Artikel {m}, Gegenstand
article in Norwegian is ting
article in Portuguese is artigo, objecto
article in Swedish is persedel, vara, artikel
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