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Definitions of imitation:
  • noun:   copying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone else
  • noun:   a copy that is represented as the original
  • noun:   the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations
  • noun:   a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
  • adjective:   not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article
    Example: "Decorated with imitation palm leaves"

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