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English definition of “model”

model

verb [T] (MAKE A MODEL)    /ˈmɒd.əl/ US  /ˈmɑː.dəl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-)
to make a model of something: to model animals out of clay to model clay into animal shapes The whole car can be modelled on a computer before a single component is made.Models and moulds
(Definition of model verb (MAKE A MODEL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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