from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person who serves as a model in a particular behavioral or social role for another person to emulate.
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- n. A person who serves as an example, whose behavior is emulated by others
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- n. someone worthy of imitation
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He is not simply celebrity with attached pleasures, but hero and role model, who bearing his part of responsibility for kids first of all.