modelnoun [C]uk /ˈmɒd.əl/ us /ˈmɑː.dəl/
model noun [C] (COPY)
- Throughout the ordeal of her husband's funeral, Mrs Kennedy was a model of deportment .
- He was the very model of a gentleman - he behaved perfectly.
- She seems to think that my niece is a model child, unlike my kids!
- The team decided to set up a sixth form college on the same model, except smaller.
- Jack was a superb manager and his department soon became a model for all the others to emulate.
model noun [C] (PERSON)
model noun [C] (MACHINE)
- They've copied the basic design from the Japanese model and added a few of their own refinements.
- Our latest model of phone has several new features.
- Our marketing people have come up with a great idea for the launch of the new model.
- The advantage of the smaller model is its greater portability.
- The company's new model will be going into production early next year.
model noun [C] (REPRESENTATION)
modelverbuk /ˈmɒd.əl/ us /ˈmɑː.dəl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-)
model verb (CLOTHES)
model verb (MAKE A MODEL)