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English definition of “simulate”

simulate

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈsɪmjəleɪt/
to do or make something that behaves or looks like something real but which is not real: The company uses a computer to simulate crash tests of its new cars.Faking and pretending
simulation
 
 
/ˌsɪmjəˈleɪʃən/ noun [C, U]
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