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verb [transitive] mould pronunciation in British English /məʊld/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlemoulding
past tensemoulded
past participlemoulded
  1. 1
    to give something a particular shape or form
    mould something into something:

    Mould the dough into loaves.

    1. a.
      to give something the appearance, qualities etc of a particular thing

      They are attempting to mould their restaurant into a location for business lunches.

  2. 2
    to influence someone strongly so that they will have certain qualities or will behave in a certain way

    The coach must mould the group into a team.


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