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noun mold pronunciation in American English /moʊld/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a green, blue, or white substance that grows on food that is not kept fresh or on things that are not kept clean and dry
  2. 2
    [countable] an empty container into which you pour a liquid that you want to be the same shape as the container when it becomes hard
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  3. 3
    [uncountable] a particular type or combination of qualities

    songs in the classic mold

    He was cast in his father’s mold (=he is very similar to his father).

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