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English definition of “mirror”

mirror

verb [T]     /ˈmɪr.ər/ US  //
to represent something honestly: Our newspaper aims to mirror the opinions of ordinary people.Typifying, illustrating and exemplifyingMeaning and significance to be very similar to something: Her on-screen romances seem to mirror her experiences in her private life.Being or appearing similar or the same
(Definition of mirror verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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