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mould

noun UK (US mold) uk   /məʊld/  us   /moʊld/

mould noun (SUBSTANCE)

[U] a soft, green or grey growth that develops on old food or on objects that have been left for too long in warm, wet air: There was mould on the cheese.

mould noun (SHAPE)

[C] a hollow container with a particular shape into which soft or liquid substances are poured, so that when the substance becomes hard it takes the shape of the container: a cake/jelly mould

mould noun (TYPE OF PERSON)

[S] If someone is from or in a particular mould, they have the characteristics typical of a certain type of person: He's cast in a very different mould from his brother. He's a player in the Federer mould.

mould

verb UK (US mold) uk   /məʊld/  us   /moʊld/
[T] to make a soft substance have a particular shape: This plastic is going to be moulded into plates. The children moulded little pots out of/from (= made them by shaping) clay. [T] to try to change or influence someone: He kept trying to mould me into something he wanted me to be. [I usually + adv/prep] to fit the body very closely: She was wearing an extremely tight costume that moulded to/round the contours of her body.
(Definition of mould from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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