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simulateverb [T]

uk   /ˈsɪm.jə.leɪt/ us   /ˈsɪm.jə.leɪt/
to do or make something that looks real but is not real: In cheap furniture, 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 road conditions for new drivers to practise on.
simulated
adjective uk   /ˈsɪm.jə.leɪ.tɪd/ us   /ˈsɪm.jə.leɪ.t̬ɪd/
(Definition of simulate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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simulateverb [T]

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

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simulateverb [T]

uk   /ˈsɪmjəleɪt/ us  
to produce a situation or event that seems real but is not real, especially in order to help people learn how to deal with such situations or events: The machine is designed to simulate disaster scenarios.
simulated
adjective
In the game, players are given titles in a simulated business environment.
(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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“simulate” in British English

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