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simulation

noun     /ˌsɪm.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/
C1 [C or U] a model of a set of problems or events that can be used to teach someone how to do something, or the process of making such a model : The manager prepared a computer simulation of likely sales performance for the rest of the year .Computer conceptsCopying and copiesForgery [U] in football , the act of pretending to have been fouled to try to win a penalty or free kick unfairly : Young should have been booked for simulation, not awarded a penalty .
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