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Definition of emulate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    emulate

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈɛmyəˌleɪt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they emulate
     
    he / she / it emulates
     
    past simple emulated
     
    -ing form emulating
     
     
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  1. 1 emulate somebody/something (formal) to try to do something as well as someone else because you admire them She hopes to emulate her sister's athletic achievements.
  2. 2emulate something (computing) (of a computer program, etc.) to work in the same way as another computer, etc. and perform the same tasks
NAmE//ˌɛmyəˈleɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable, countable]
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