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simular

[ sim-yuh-ler ]
/ ˈsɪm yə lər /
Archaic.
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noun

a person or thing that simulates; pretender.

adjective

simulated; false; counterfeit.
imitative; simulative.

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Origin of simular

1520–30; <Latin simul(āre) to simulate + -ar2, -ar1

OTHER WORDS FROM simular

non·sim·u·lar, noun, adjectiveun·sim·u·lar, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for simular

  • They revolve on their axes, simular to the world, from east to west, and have already reached the shores of the Pacifick oshun.

British Dictionary definitions for simular

simular
/ (ˈsɪmjʊlə) archaic /

noun

a person or thing that simulates or imitates; sham

adjective

fake; simulated
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