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imitate

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈɪm.ɪ.teɪt/
C1 to behave in a similar way to someone or something else, or to copy the speech or behaviour, etc. of someone or something: Some of the younger pop bands try to imitate their musical heroes from the past. They produce artificial chemicals which exactly imitate particular natural ones.
Translations of “imitate”
in Arabic يُقَلِّد…
in Korean 흉내내다…
in Malaysian meniru…
in French imiter…
in Turkish taklit etmek, örnek almak, benzemeye çalışmak…
in Italian imitare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 模仿, 仿效…
in Russian подражать, копировать…
in Polish naśladować, imitować…
in Vietnamese bắt chước…
in Spanish imitar…
in Portuguese imitar…
in Thai เลียนแบบ…
in German nachahmen…
in Catalan imitar…
in Japanese ~をまねる…
in Indonesian meniru…
in Chinese (Simplified) 模仿, 仿效…
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