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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishimitativeim‧i‧ta‧tive /ˈɪmətətɪv $ -teɪtɪv/ adjective formal  IMITATEcopying someone or something, especially in a way that shows you do not have any ideas of your own Young people might be provoked into imitative crime by the exploits they see on TV.
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imitativeEducation in oral language is context-based and imitative.Nigel sometimes felt he didn't deserve such imitative admiration.There are other forms of imitative music played on instruments.The great thing about our experiment was that it freed painting from all imitative or conventional contexts.And I could turn out imitative verse which expressed similar sentiments.Children before this stage of development may use words in a imitative way.Only in the frankly imitative words like buzz and lisp do hint and pointing coincide.
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