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"simulate" in British English

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simulateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈsɪm.jʊ.leɪt/
to do or make something that ​looksreal but is not ​real: In ​cheapfurniture, ​plastic is often used to simulate ​wood.formal Ruth simulated ​pleasure at ​seeing Sam, but really she ​wished he hadn't come. The ​computer simulates (= ​represents) different ​roadconditions for new ​drivers to ​practise on.
simulated
adjective uk   /-leɪ.tɪd/  us   /-leɪ.t̬ɪd/
(Definition of simulate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"simulate" in American English

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simulateverb [T]

 us   /ˈsɪm·jəˌleɪt/
to ​createconditions or ​processessimilar to something that ​exists: Researchers are ​developing new ​techniques to simulate ​crashes.
(Definition of simulate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"simulate" in Business English

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simulateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈsɪmjəleɪt/
to ​produce a ​situation or ​event that seems ​real but is not ​real, especially in ​order to ​helppeople learn how to ​deal with such ​situations or ​events: The ​machine is ​designed to simulate ​disasterscenarios.
simulated
adjective
In the ​game, ​players are given ​titles in a simulated ​businessenvironment.
(Definition of simulate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “simulate”
in Spanish simular…
in Vietnamese giả vờ…
in Malaysian selaku…
in Thai เลียนแบบ…
in French simuler…
in German simulieren…
in Chinese (Simplified) 模拟,模仿, 假装,伪装…
in Turkish benzetmek, taklidini yapmak, yalandan yapmak…
in Russian моделировать, воспроизводить…
in Indonesian menirukan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 類比,模仿, 假裝,僞裝…
in Polish symulować…
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