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imitation
British English: /ɪmɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
American English: /ˌɪməˈteɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of imitation in French:

noun

  • (all contexts) in imitation of
    à l'imitation de
    to learn by imitation
    apprendre par imitation
    to do an imitation of somebody/something
    faire une imitation de quelqu'un/quelque chose
    beware of imitations!
    méfiez-vous des contrefaçons!

adjective

  • (plant, snow)
    imitation fur
    imitation (f) de fourrure
    imitation fur coat
    manteau en imitation de fourrure
    imitation gold
    similor (m)
    imitation jewel
    faux bijou (m)
    imitation leather imitation marble
    faux marbre (m)
    imitation mink
    imitation (f) vison

Idioms

imitation is the sincerest form of flattery

l'imitation est la plus sincère des flatteries

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