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simular

[sim-yuh-ler] /ˈsɪm yə lər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that simulates; pretender.
adjective
2.
simulated; false; counterfeit.
3.
imitative; simulative.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; < Latin simul(āre) to simulate + -ar2, -ar1
Related forms
nonsimular, noun, adjective
unsimular, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nonsimular

simular

/ˈsɪmjʊlə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that simulates or imitates; sham
adjective
2.
fake; simulated
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Word Origin and History for nonsimular

simular

n.

1520s, "one who simulates," irregularly formed (perhaps on the model of similar) from Latin simulare "to make like, imitate, copy, represent," from stem of similis "like" (see similar). As an adjective, "simulated," from 1610s.

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