emulate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"emulate" in British English

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emulateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈem.jʊ.leɪt/ formal
to ​copy something ​achieved by someone ​else and ​try to do it as well as they have: They ​hope to emulate the ​success of other ​softwarecompanies. Fitzgerald is ​eager to emulate Martin's ​record of three ​successiveworldtitles.
emulation
noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˌem.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/
(Definition of emulate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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emulateverb [T]

 us   /ˈem·jəˌleɪt/
to ​copy someone’s ​behavior or ​try to be like someone ​else because you ​admire or ​respect that ​person: Officials are ​looking to emulate ​successfulideas from other ​cities. He just ​wants to emulate his ​dad.
(Definition of emulate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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