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English definition of “mock”

mock

verb [T] uk   /mɒk/ us    /mɑːk/
formal to laugh at someone, often by copying them in a funny but unkind way: They were mocking him because he kept falling off his bike. She made fun of him by mocking his limp. to make something appear stupid or not effective: The wind mocked their attempts to reach the shore by pushing the boat further and further out to sea.
Phrasal verbs

mock

adjective [before noun] uk   /mɒk/ us    /mɑːk/
not real but appearing or pretending to be exactly like something: mock cream mock leather mock surprise

mock

noun [C] uk   /mɒk/ us    /mɑːk/ UK
an exam taken at school for practice before a real exam: You will have your mocks during the first two weeks of March.
(Definition of mock from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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