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model

noun [C] (REPRESENTATION)    /ˈmɒd.əl/ US  /ˈmɑː.dəl/
A2 something that represents another thing, either as a physical object that is usually smaller than the real object, or as a simple description that can be used in calculations: a plastic model aircraft By looking at this model you can get a better idea of how the bridge will look. to construct a statistical/theoretical/mathematical model No computer model of the economy can predict when the next recession will be.Models and moulds
(Definition of model noun (REPRESENTATION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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