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imitation

im·i·ta·tion

imitation

 
pronunciation:
I m teI shn
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of imitating.
synonyms:
copy, emulation, mimic, reproduction, resemblance, simulation
similar words:
facsimile, mirror, simulacrum
definition 2: a copy of an original.
synonyms:
copy, replication, simulation
antonyms:
original
similar words:
facsimile, image, mirror, mock, replica, reproduction, simulacrum
definition 3: a literary work whose form or manner is copied from another work or author.
synonyms:
plagiarism
similar words:
appropriation, copy, forgery, fraud, imposture, piracy
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part of speech: adjective
definition: meant to resemble something natural or original.
imitation fur
synonyms:
fake, false, sham, simulated
antonyms:
genuine, real
similar words:
artificial, counterfeit, derivative, fraudulent, mock, shoddy, synthetic
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