Meaning of EMULATE in English

EMULATE

(~s, emulating, ~d)

If you ~ something or someone, you imitate them because you admire them a great deal. (FORMAL)

Sons are traditionally expected to ~ their fathers.

VERB: V n

emulation

...a role model worthy of emulation.

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