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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theymodel on
he/she/itmodels on
present participlemodelling on
past tensemodelled on
past participlemodelled on

or model upon

or model after American

  1. [often passive]model something on something to copy a way of doing something or a system

    Their economic structure is closely modelled on the British system.

    1. a.
      model yourself on someone to copy the way that someone behaves because you admire them
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