Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating to or characterized by imitation.

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

  • adjective Pertaining to, or employed in, imitation.

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

  • adjective Pertaining to, or employed in, imitation.

Etymologies

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imitation +‎ -al

Examples

  • It further "guarantees the right to life, work, learning, education, social justice and equality, without discrimination or subordination of any kind; promotes peaceful cooperation among nations and further strengthens Latin American integration in accordance with the principle of nonintervention and national self-determination of the people, the universal and indivisible guarantee of human rights, the democratization of imitational society, nuclear disarmament, ecological balance and environmental resources as the common and inalienable heritage of humanity; ......"

    America and Venezuela - Constitutional Worlds Apart

  • The contamination of English language and English literature by French language and French literature also carried within itself the potential for other, more political, imitational possibilities.

    Haunted Britain in the 1970s

  • “Our final objective was to implement imitational learning on this artificial hand and to suggest applications of the new methods and models to other artefacts with many degrees of freedom that cooperate with humans,” says Knoll.

    Creating a ‘Learning’ Robot | Impact Lab

  • Or it can be imitational -- if a child sees other people biting their nails, he or she may begin.

    post-gazette.com - News

  • "My other problem with Barbie," she says, "is that it transforms play from creative, imaginative, growth-producing to controlled, programmed, imitational.

    Boston.com Most Popular

  • "My other problem with Barbie," she says, "is that it transforms play from creative, imaginative, growth-producing to controlled, programmed, imitational.

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