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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
specimen /'spesimin/
  • danh từ
    • mẫu, vật mẫu
      • specimens of copper over: những mẫu quặng đồng
      • specimen page: trang mẫu
    • mẫu để xét nghiệm
    • (thông tục), cuồm thứ người (có một cái gì đặc biệt)
      • what a specimen!: thật là một thằng kỳ quái!
      • an unsavoury specimen: một thằng cha ghê tởm
Concise Dictionary
+an example regarded as typical of its class
+a bit of tissue or blood or urine that is taken for diagnostic purposes

Thesaurus Dictionary
sample, example, instance, exemplar, representative, representation; illustration, case (in point), type, model, pattern:
This is a specimen taken from the Pre-Cambrian strata. Using this as a specimen, can you reproduce the entire fabric?
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 a small amount of sth that shows what the rest of it is like: Astronauts have brought back specimens of rock from the moon. + Can you give me a specimen of your handwriting?
2 an example of sth, especially an animal or a plant: The aquarium has some interesting specimens of unusual tropical fish. + Redwood trees can live for a long time; one specimen is 4 000 years old. + (humorous) They were fine specimens of British youth!
3 a small quantity of blood, URINE, etc. that is taken from sb and tested by a doctor: to provide / take a specimen
Collocation Dictionary

1 example


large, small | beautiful, fine, good, healthy, magnificent, perfect, prize
This is a fine specimen of a walnut tree.
| poor | living, preserved | rare | physical


plant, tree | letter, paper
specimen exam papers

2 small amount of sth used for testing


blood, urine, etc. | geological


collect, take | give
The motorist may be required to give a urine specimen.
| obtain


~ of
a specimen of blood

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