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im·i·ta·tion

 (ĭm′ĭ-tā′shən)
n.
1. The act or an instance of imitating: gave us his imitation of a famous actor.
2. Something derived or copied from an original, often in an inferior way: an undrinkable imitation of real lemonade.
3. Music
a. Repetition of a phrase or melody often with variations in key, rhythm, and voice.
b. Repetition of a theme in another voice such that each part continues polyphonously.
adj.
Made to resemble another, usually superior material: imitation fur.

im′i·ta′tion·al adj.
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The composer juxtaposes imitational and concertato fragments with a homorhythmic tutti, while segments with full ensemble are contrasted with those with soloists' or ensemble vocal parts.
Between 1726 and 1729, he designed and built his own villa suburbana at Chiswick, intending it as an imitational tribute to Palladio, though it was actually derived from diverse sources and was never used as a home because it lacked several necessities, such as a kitchen.
He said Saudi Arabia never imposed any condition and Pakistan always fully trusted Saudi Arabia 'because our relationship is not imitational or traditional and both are interlinked with each other in a bond of affection and mutual trust.
The relationship between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia is very deep-rooted and both the countries trust each other, he said, adding: 'Saudi Arabia never imposed any string and Pakistan has always fully trusted Saudi Arabia because our relationship is not imitational or traditional and both are interlinked with each other in a bond of affection and mutual trust.'
He said that Saudi Arabia never imposed any strings and Pakistan had always fully trusted Saudi Arabia because our relationship is not imitational or traditional and both are interlinked with each other in a bond of affection and mutual trust.
This real Islam, whose main source was the revelation, is different from "imitational" Islam, which is the invention of history and traditions.