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English definition of “model”

model

verb [T often passive]     /ˈmɒdəl/ ( UK -ll-, US -l-)
to copy or create something based on something else : model sth on sth The American effort is modeled on a successful Dutch system .
to create something such as an object or plan that shows what something else is like or how it works : The new process has to be modelled and tested .
(Definition of model verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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