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[ey-muh l, ee-muh l; German ey-meel] /ˈeɪ məl, ˈi məl; German ˈeɪ mil/
a male given name: from Latin Aemilius, a family name.
Also, É·mile,
[ey-meel] /eɪˈmil/ (Show IPA)
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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masc. personal name, from German Emil, from French Emilé, from Latin Aemilius, name of a Roman gens, from aemulus "imitating, rivaling" (see emulation).

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