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role model

n.
A person who serves as a model in a particular behavioral or social role for another person to emulate.
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role model

n
a person regarded by others, esp younger people, as a good example to follow
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role′ mod`el


n.
a person whose behavior in a particular social setting is imitated by others, esp. by younger persons.
[1955–60]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.role model - someone worthy of imitationrole model - someone worthy of imitation; "every child needs a role model"
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
nonesuch, nonpareil, nonsuch, apotheosis, ideal, paragon, saint - model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
fashion arbiter, taste-maker, trend-setter - someone who popularizes a new fashion
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Translations
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role model

n. prototipo, modelo.
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