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role model

role model

noun

: someone who another person admires and tries to be like

Full Definition of ROLE MODEL

:  a person whose behavior in a particular role is imitated by others

Examples of ROLE MODEL

  1. Athletes should remember that they are role models.

First Known Use of ROLE MODEL

1957

Rhymes with ROLE MODEL

role model

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ROLE MODEL

:  a person whose behavior in a particular role is imitated by others <watching our parents and other role models deal with conflict—Melody Beattie>

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