from The Century Dictionary.

  • That may be emulated; capable of attainment by emulous effort; worthy of emulation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Capable of being emulated.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Worthy of emulation.
  • adjective computing, nonstandard That can be emulated.


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  • The morally exceptional, beneficent person, then, may be laudable and emulable, yet neither a moral saint nor a moral hero.

    The Principle of Beneficence in Applied Ethics

  • In the early republic, creating a life-sized portrait was almost as important as obtaining a subject's exact facial features; a gigantic statue was literally larger-than-life and therefore less emulable for the common man.

    Kirsten Williams: "From Gentility to Republicanism"

  • Mr. Ehrenpreis closes with a quote from Leviticus: another emulable stroke.


  • Because he represents hope and because he has the emulable qualities of:

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