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  1. role modelnoun


  2. role modelnoun

    A person who serves as an example, whose behavior is emulated by others


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  1. model, role modelnoun

    someone worthy of imitation

    "every child needs a role model"

    good example, framework, theoretical account, poser, exemplar, manakin, simulation, modelling, modeling, example, fashion model, manikin, model, mannikin, mannequin

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  1. Chad Carlson:

    There’s something endearing and noble about her interest in promoting her sport to the world’s most populous country, and promoting herself as a strong female role model.

  2. Yvonne Craig:

    I hear from women that I was their role model.

  3. Mimi Marks:

    I don't want to be an activist. But if you become a beauty queen you become a role model, there's a lot of visibility for our (transgender) community these days. But there also are a lot of people who will hate, so you have to stay strong. Our voices are being heard now more than before. It's just going to take a while.

  4. Jeffrey Lichtman:

    Every role model, every male relative on his father's side was in jail or just got out of jail. This is the normal for Rashaun Weaver.

  5. Dominic Thiem:

    He's a role model for every Austrian tennis player. He's the biggest in our sport in Austria, that's why, even though I'm a little bit too young for him, he's still a role model for everyone.

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