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  • 1 Emulate — Em u*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emulated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emulating}.] To strive to equal or to excel in qualities or actions; to imitate, with a view to equal or to outdo, to vie with; to rival; as, to emulate the good and the great. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Emulated — Emulate Em u*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emulated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emulating}.] To strive to equal or to excel in qualities or actions; to imitate, with a view to equal or to outdo, to vie with; to rival; as, to emulate the good and the great.… …

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  • 3 Emulating — Emulate Em u*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emulated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emulating}.] To strive to equal or to excel in qualities or actions; to imitate, with a view to equal or to outdo, to vie with; to rival; as, to emulate the good and the great.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 emulate — v. a. Rival, vie with, compete with, strive to equal or to excel …

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  • 5 rival — vb 1 Rival, compete, vie, emulate can all mean to strive to equal or surpass another or his achievements. Rival (see also MATCH) usually suggests an attempt to outdo each other {a work . . . which contending sects have rivaled each other in… …

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  • 6 emulate — I. transitive verb ( lated; lating) Etymology: Latin aemulatus, past participle of aemulari, from aemulus rivaling Date: 1582 1. a. to strive to equal or excel b. imitate; especially to imitate by means of an emulator 2. to equa …

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  • 7 rival — I. noun Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin rivalis one using the same stream as another, rival in love, from rivalis of a stream, from rivus stream more at run Date: 1577 1. a. one of two or more striving to reach or… …

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  • 8 education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 9 Universiti Malaysia Sabah — Infobox University name = Universiti Malaysia Sabah native name = Universiti Malaysia Sabah image size = 150px motto = Bertekad Cemerlang mottoeng = Strive to Excel established = 1994 type = Public chancellor = TYT Tun Haji Ahmad Shah bin… …

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  • 10 nonfictional prose — Introduction       any literary work that is based mainly on fact, even though it may contain fictional elements. Examples are the essay and biography.       Defining nonfictional prose literature is an immensely challenging task. This type of… …

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  • 11 motion picture — motion picture, adj. 1. a sequence of consecutive pictures of objects photographed in motion by a specially designed camera (motion picture camera) and thrown on a screen by a projector (motion picture projector) in such rapid succession as to… …

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  • 12 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, country in N. America. This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction Colonial Era, 1654–1776 Early National Period, 1776–1820 German Jewish Period, 1820–1880 East European Jewish Period,… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 13 Demographics of the United States — As of today s date, the United States has a total resident population of 312,615,000, making it the third most populous country in the world. It is a very urbanized population, with 82% residing in cities and suburbs as of 2008 (the worldwide… …

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  • 14 MUSIC — This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction written sources of direct and circumstantial evidence the material relics and iconography notated sources oral tradition archives and important collections of jewish music… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 15 Neeti Sastra — Neeti Saara (or) Neeti Sastra is a very popular collection of morals written by Baddena, a Telugu poet. Baddena (1220 1280? AD) is the composer of the most famous Sumathi Satakam as well as Niti Sastra. Complete details about his origin are not… …

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  • 16 Schools — • History and development of education as related to the church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Schools     Schools     † …

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  • 17 rival — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. competitor, contender, antagonist, emulator. v. t. vie or cope with; emulate; exceed, excel. See opposition, contention, repute. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. competing, competitive, striving, combatant …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 Harrison Bergeron (film) — Infobox Television Film name = Harrison Bergeron format = Satire, Drama runtime = 99 minutes writer = Kurt Vonnegut (story) Arthur Crimm Jon Glascoe (uncredited) director = Bruce Pittman starring = Sean Astin Christopher Plummer Eugene Levy… …

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  • 19 Harrison Bergeron (film) —  Cet article concerne le film de 1995. Pour la nouvelle originale de Kurt Vonnegut, voir Harrison Bergeron. Harrison Bergeron Acteurs principaux Sean Astin Christopher Plummer Eugene Levy Miranda de Pencier Howie Mandel Sc …

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  • 20 Harrison Bergeron (téléfilm) — Cet article concerne le film de 1995. Pour la nouvelle originale de Kurt Vonnegut, voir Harrison Bergeron. Harrison Bergeron Données clés Réalisation Bruce Pittman Scénario Kurt Vonnegut (story) Arthur Crimm Jon Gl …

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