Translation of imitative in Spanish:

imitative

Pronunciation: /ˈɪməteɪtɪv; ˈɪmɪtətɪv/

adj

  • 1.1 [behavior/style] imitativo to be imitative of sth [formal], imitar algo
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    • Over the centuries the makers of delftware have copied all sorts of decorative styles so that this essentially imitative craft has become a style in itself.
    • Moreover, they are in every respect exemplary - i.e. they are projected as an imitative model for the viewing subject.
    • Each year, for example, imitative Miskitu crowns, scepters, and swords appear as part of a celebratory re-enactment called the kingpulanka.
    1.2 [Ling] [word/origin] onomatopéyico
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    • His architecture is a result of his subtle imitative skills rather than originality, solving problems by picking and choosing from existing schools.
    • They are not hackneyed imitative replicas of the original versions.
    • Though uneven and a bit inchoate, it shows an awareness both of the more complex, radical aspects of Debussy and the Strauss of Salome and Elektra, without being slavishly imitative of either.
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    • The number of imitative words in any language is bound to be quite small, and for many such words the sound-meaning relation is by no means direct.
    • The derivation of the word ‘quail’ has been charmingly explored by Francesca Greenoak who points out that it is an imitative name, cognate with ‘quack’.

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