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e.g.

1.
for example; for the sake of example; such as.
Origin
< Latin exemplī grātiā
Can be confused
e.g, i.e.
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abbreviation
1.
Egypt

e.g.

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1.
exempli gratia
Word Origin
Latin: for example

Eg.

abbreviation
1.
Egypt(ian)
2.
Egyptology
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e.g.

abbreviation of Latin exemplia gratia "for the sake of example."

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eg in Culture

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An abbreviation meaning “for example.” It is short for the Latin exempli gratia, “for the sake of example.” A list of examples may be preceded by e.g.: “She loved exotic fruit, e.g., mangoes, passion fruit, and papayas.” (Compare i.e.)

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eg in Technology

networking
The country code for Egypt.
(1999-01-27)

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Eg.

  1. Egypt
  2. Egyptian

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Latin exempli gratia (for example)
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