reasonable facsimile

noun

: a copy that is not exact but is fairly close
The house is a reasonable facsimile of his original home.
sometimes used in a joking way
I can speak French, or at least a reasonable facsimile of French.

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Recent Examples on the Web Also worth noting that rookie Isaiah Bolden was getting reps as a kick returner, while rookie Jake Andrews spent time at center in what was a reasonable facsimile of the No. 1 offense. Christopher Price, BostonGlobe.com, 4 Aug. 2023 Or, at least, it has been transformed into a reasonable facsimile of one, with the audience on the floor standing, shifting and swaying, and occasionally even dancing, in an immersive experience the likes of which Broadway has rarely if ever seen. Chris Willman, Variety, 25 July 2023 Maybe not like a steak steak, but a reasonable facsimile to be sure. Time, 20 July 2023 Pranksters quickly found that some basic photoshop skills could offer a reasonable facsimile of an NFT avatar. Washington Post, 22 Jan. 2022 Yet most sports ended up with a reasonable facsimile of a calendar and all of them held world championships, unlike most of their summer counterparts in 2020. BostonGlobe.com, 28 Aug. 2021 With aggressive regeneration activated, the 4xe even offers a reasonable facsimile of one-pedal driving until your speed drops to around 10 mph. Eric Bangeman, Ars Technica, 2 Sep. 2022 What happened was that Desdemona, through some sort of technology-meets-jazz-fusion kismet, hit him with a reasonable facsimile of his own words at just the right moment. New York Times, 5 Aug. 2022 Recreating a reasonable facsimile of that environment may go a long way toward making astronauts feel a little bit more at home out there. Jan Van Den Bulk, Discover Magazine, 26 Sep. 2017 See More

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“Reasonable facsimile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reasonable%20facsimile. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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