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verb [transitive] simulate pronunciation in American English /ˈsɪmjəˌleɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theysimulate
he/she/itsimulates
present participlesimulating
past tensesimulated
past participlesimulated
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  1. 1
    to produce the features of something in a way that seems real but is not
    training exercises that simulated a medical emergency
    The delegates were shown computer models used for simulating battle conditions.
  2. 3
    to pretend to feel or think something
    He lifted his hands in a gesture meant to simulate amazement.

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