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a-sample

a-sam·ple
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey sam-puh l, sahm-]
    • /eɪ ˈsæm pəl, ˈsɑm-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey sam-puh l, sahm-]
    • /eɪ ˈsæm pəl, ˈsɑm-/

Definition of a-sample word

  • noun a-sample the primary urine or blood sample used in doping tests in professional sports; if the A-sample tests positive, the B-sample is tested to confirm or invalidate the results 3

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Parts of speech for A-sample

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

a-sample popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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