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Spanish translation of “imitate”

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imitate

verb /ˈimiteit/
to (try to) be, behave or look the same as (a person etc)
imitar
Children imitate their friends rather than their parents He could imitate the songs of many different birds.
imitation noun the act of imitating
imitación
Children learn how to speak by imitation.
a copy
imitación, copia
an imitation of an ancient statue.
imitative /-tətiv/ adjective
imitativo
imitative behaviour/behavior.
imitativeness noun
imitación
imitator noun a person who imitates
imitador
Great artists often have plenty of imitators.
Translations of “imitate”
in Korean 흉내내다…
in Arabic يُقَلِّد…
in French imiter…
in Italian imitare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 模仿, 仿效…
in Russian подражать, копировать…
in Turkish taklit etmek, örnek almak, benzemeye çalışmak…
in Polish naśladować, imitować…
in Portuguese imitar…
in German nachahmen…
in Catalan imitar…
in Japanese ~をまねる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 模仿, 仿效…
(Definition of imitate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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