imitation
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imitation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of imitating)
a. la imitación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I can't read sheet music, because I only learned to play the violin through imitation.No puedo leer partituras, porque aprendí a tocar el violín por imitación.
2. (copy)
a. la imitación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The art appraiser told us that the painting we had was merely an imitation.La tasadora de arte nos dijo que el cuadro que teníamos era una mera imitación.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (not authentic)
a. de imitación
Do you think this bracelet is real or made of imitation gold?¿Crees que esta pulsera es real o está hecha de oro de imitación?
b. falso
I wear imitation furs, because they're more humane.Llevo pieles falsas porque son menos crueles.
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imitation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (action, copy)
a. la imitación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
in imitation ofa imitación de, imitando a
imitation jewelrybisutería f
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imitation [ˌɪmɪˈteɪʃən]
noun
(act) imitación (f); remedo (m); (copy) reproducción (f); copia (f)
in imitation of a imitación de; beware of imitations desconfíe de las imitaciones
imitation is the sincerest form of flattery no hay mejor halago or lisonja que el que te imiten
modifier
de imitación
imitation fur (n) piel (f) sintética
imitation gold (n) oro (m) de imitación
imitation jewellery imitation jewels (n) bisutería (f); joyas (f) de imitación
imitation leather (n) imitación (f) a piel
imitation marble (n) mármol (m) artificial
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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