emulation

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noun em·u·la·tion \ ˌem-yə-ˈlā-shən , -yü- \

Definition of emulation

1 obsolete :ambitious or envious rivalry
2 :ambition or endeavor to equal or excel others (as in achievement)
3 a :imitation
b :the use of or technique of using an emulator

emulative

play \ˈem-yə-ˌlā-tiv\ adjective

emulatively

adverb

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First Known Use of emulation

1542


EMULATION Defined for Kids

emulation

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noun em·u·la·tion \ ˌem-yə-ˈlā-shən \

Definition of emulation for Students

:an attempt to be like or do better than others


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