Meaning of “imitate” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “imitate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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imitateverb [ T ]

us /ˈɪm·ɪˌteɪt/

to copy someone’s speech or behavior, or to copy something as a model:

My four-year-old daughter is always trying to imitate her older sister.
He imitated her accent perfectly.

(Definition of “imitate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)