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Definition of mock adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    mock

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//mɒk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//mɑːk//
     
    [only before noun] Exams and assessment, Architectural styles
     
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  1. 1not sincere synonym sham mock horror/surprise
  2. 2that is a copy of something; not real a mock election a mock interview/examination (= used to practise for the real one) See related entries: Exams and assessment, Architectural styles
  3. Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French mocquer ‘deride’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mock