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  • noun Plural form of mimic.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of mimic.


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  • Leader of the opposition Mariano Rajoy says that if the Prime Minister of Spain mimics Sarkozy and brings in a 3 strikes regime, he will take the whole issue to court.

    p2pnet World Headlines – June 3, 2009

  • The Massachuttes model that this legislation mimics, is NOT real health care reform but plays into the hands of the Inusrance industry.

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  • Stevesie's artificial brain mimics how our brains store and retrieve memories, constructing an associative network of news and keyword relations.

    Internet News: Analysing News

  • Nerissa is a good specimen of a common genus of characters; she is a clever confidential waiting-woman, who has caught a little of her lady's elegance and romance; she affects to be lively and sententious, falls in love, and makes her favor conditional on the fortune of the caskets, and in short mimics her mistress with good emphasis and discretion.

    Characteristics of Women Moral, Poetical, and Historical

  • ConAgra says competitor's label mimics Swiss MissOMAHA, Neb.

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  • But it mimics the German words and fits the melodic line perfectly.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Plain English, when that title mimics the title of his own political National Party email newsletter?


  • The sound of the word mimics a sound in the real world kp à 'sound of hitting sth. hard [e.g. bone, wood] ɔwĩ ũ̀ ɔ̀dziri itì kpà he-hit him stick head IDPH' he hit him with a stick on the head kpà! 'tsoààà' sound of a waterfall 'ndu te mìfu tsoàààà water PROG SC-fall IDPH' the water is coming down tsoààà 'gbíím̀' sound of explosion 's ɔ "gbíím̀"!

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  • Presumably somebody has drawn up a list of possible Verimark "mimics" - companies where controlling shareholders could score big time by expropriating minority shareholders on their terms. - Business News

  • Sirtris cofounder David Sinclair's lab, doesn't rule out the possibility that the fluorescent tag mimics a natural SIRT1 cofactor.

    Scientific American


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