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    Definition of such as in English Dictionary

  • Preposition
    1. IDI For example.
      1. Waterbirds, such as the duck or the gull, are common in the area. ‎
    2. IDI Like, of the kind mentioned.
      1. I was never in a country such as that. ‎
    3. IDI (formal) Those who.
      1. Such as have already done their work may leave. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • France, he said, was “almost a Bolshevik country”, in view of the “hidden scandals” such as that of the former Budget minister Jerome Cahuza
      • Various psychiatric disorders are suggested to be related with hyper- or hypoactivity of specific neural pathways such as the frontostriatal pathway.
      • He had counted upon blindness, the unsuspicion of perfect confidence; but a passive, conscious conformity such as this--The thing was unbelievable, providential, too unnaturally good to last.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Such as when α-1,3-glucan is injected alone into the mice, it stimulates the host immune response and consequently has an antifumigatus development role.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Prepositions

    Other Vocabulary

    Look-Alike Words
    1. en tuchas
    2. en schwas
    3. fr sucras
    4. en nuchas
    5. fr juchas
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    Meaning of such as for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "such as" is a preposition.
    Definiteness: Level 4
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