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imitation

noun
 
 
/ˌɪmɪˈteɪʃən/
COPY [C] a copy of something that is made to look like the real thing: It wasn't a genuine Gucci handbag, just a cheap imitation. imitation leather/furCopying and copiesForgery
BEHAVIOUR [C, U] a copy of another person's way of speaking or behaving: He does a very good imitation of the Prime Minister. They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.Copying and copiesForgery
Translations of “imitation”
in Korean 모방…
in Arabic تَقْليد…
in Portuguese imitação…
in Catalan imitació…
in Japanese にせもの…
in Italian imitazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 模仿, 仿效, 仿製品…
in Russian имитация, подделка, подражание…
in Turkish taklit, yapma, sahte…
in Chinese (Simplified) 模仿, 仿效, 仿制品…
in Polish imitacja, ≈ sztuczny, parodia…
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