mimic Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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mimicverb [T]

 us   /ˈmɪm·ɪk/ (present participle mimicking, past tense and past participle mimicked)
to copy the way someone speaks and moves, esp. in order to amuse or insult people: She was mimicking the various people in our office. To mimic is also to have the same or similar effect as something else: This substance mimics calcium and can replace it in bones.
mimic
noun [C]  us   /ˈmɪm·ɪk/
He was a fine mimic.
mimicry
noun [U]  us   /ˈmɪm·ɪ·kri/
The mockingbird is known for its mimicry of other birds.
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