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pale imitationnoun [C]

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something that is ​similar to but not as good as something ​else: Modern ​luxuryships are a ​paleimitation of the ​glamour and ​style of the early ​oceanliners.
(Definition of pale imitation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 东施效颦…
in Chinese (Traditional) 東施效顰…
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