US: /ˈmɑdəɫ/
UK: /mˈɒdə‍l/

English Vietnamese dictionary

  • mô hình; hình mẫu
  • m. of calculation sơ đồ tính
  • m. of economy mô hình kinh tế
  • deformable m. mô hình biến dạng được
  • experomental m. (máy tính) mẫu thí nghiệm
  • geometric(al) m. (máy tính) mô hình hình học
  • iconic m. mô hình lặp lại đúng đối tượng
  • pilot m. mô hình thí nghiệm
  • production m. (toán kinh tế) mô hình sản xuất
  • table m. (máy tính) mô hình để bàn
  • urn m. (thống kê) mô hình bình

Advanced English dictionary

noun, verb
+ noun
small copy
1 a copy of sth, usually smaller than the original object: a working model (= one in which the parts move) of a fire engine + to make / build model aeroplanes + The architect had produced a scale model of the proposed shopping complex.
2 a particular design or type of product: The latest models will be on display at the motor show.
description of system
3 a simple description of a system, used for explaining how sth works or calculating what might happen, etc: a mathematical model for determining the safe level of pesticides in food + a realistic model of evolution
example to copy
4 something such as a system that can be copied by other people: The nation's constitution provided a model that other countries followed.
5 (approving) a person or thing that is considered an excellent example of sth: It was a model of clarity. + a model student + a model farm (= one that has been specially designed to work well)
See also - ROLE MODEL
6 a person whose job is to wear and show new styles of clothes and be photographed wearing them: a fashion model + a male model
for artist
7 a person who is employed to be painted, drawn, photographed, etc. by an artist or photographer
+ verb (-ll-, AmE -l-)
work as model
1 [V] to work as a model for an artist or in the fashion industry
2 [VN] to wear clothes in order to show them to people who might want to buy them: The wedding gown is being modelled for us by the designer's daughter.
create copy
3 [VN] to create a copy of an activity, a situation, etc. so that you can study it before dealing with the real thing: The program can model a typical home page for you.
clay etc.
4 [VN] to shape clay, etc. in order to make sth: a statue modelled in bronze
Phrasal Verbs: model yourself on sb to copy the behaviour, style, etc. of sb you like and respect in order to be like them: As a politician, he modelled himself on Churchill.
model sth on / after sth to make sth so that it looks, works, etc. like sth else: The country's parliament is modelled on the British system.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 representation, replica, mock-up, maquette, scale model, working model, miniature, dummy, image, likeness, facsimile, copy:
This is a model of the house he is planning.
2 original, mould, archetype, prototype, pattern, paragon, ideal, exemplar, example, standard:
When the wax model is finished, we cast it in bronze using the cire perdue process. Their government was established after the Roman model.
3 ideal, paragon, exemplar, epitome, beau idéal, cream, crème de la crème, ne plus ultra, nonpareil, nonsuch or nonesuch:
He is the very model of what a father should be.
4 subject, sitter, poser:
Dali's wife served as his model for many paintings.
5 mannequin; dummy:
She is tall and thin enough to be a fashion model. May I see the hat that is on that model in the window?
6 design, kind, type, style, version; variety, sort, form, fashion, configuration; brand, mark:
I'm intending to trade my car in for a newer model.
7 fashion, mould, shape, form, sculpt, carve (out), make, fabricate, produce:
She modelled these figures out of fine clay.
8 pose in, display, show (off), wear, Colloq sport:
She makes a fortune modelling swimwear.
9 model after or on. imitate, copy, pattern on or after, emulate, follow:
Architects often used to model public buildings after the temples on the Acropolis.
10 copy, imitation, facsimile, representative, miniature:
He enjoys building model aeroplanes.
11 ideal, exemplary, perfect, archetypal, unequalled, consummate, inimitable:
Oliver has been a model student.
1 temperate, calm, reasonable, cool, judicious, rational, balanced, unexcessive, modest, sober, sensible, commonsensical, controlled, deliberate, steady:
In view of the conflicting interests expressed, the council has adopted a moderate policy regarding parking
2 centre, middle-of-the-road, non-radical, non-reactionary:
Bella's political outlook is said by some to be moderate.
3 fair, middling, average, ordinary, medium, middle, modest, mediocre, unexceptional, Colloq fair to middling:
They have a good range of clothing, all sold at very moderate prices.
4 middle-of-the-roader, non-radical, non-reactionary, centrist:
Where do the moderates stand on the issue of constitutional reform?
5 abate, calm, mollify, soothe, ease, relax, alleviate, mitigate, soften, dull, blunt, cushion, relieve, reduce, lessen, remit, slacken, diminish, decrease, defuse, temper, Colloq let up (on):
He would get along better if he moderated the violence of his reactions and learned to relax
6 mediate, arbitrate, referee, judge, chair, supervise, preside (over), coordinate, run, regulate, manage, direct:
Professor Gill will moderate the panel discussion.

Collocation dictionary

1 copy of sth


full-scale, scale | three-dimensional | detailed | working | clay, plastic, wooden, etc.


(used of models that you buy in a lot of parts),
build, construct, make


aeroplane, car


~ of
She made a fantastic clay model of her dog.

2 type of product


de luxe, popular, standard | latest, new


do, make, produce
They do several other models of washing machine.
| sell | design, develop | recall
They're recalling their new model for modifications to the engine.

3 example


excellent, good | conceptual, experimental, statistical, theoretical | clinical, economic, mathematical, medical, political, scientific | computer


give sb, provide (sb with)
The tape provides a model for students to copy
| copy | use


~ of
She was a model of restraint.
| ~ for
Successful state schools must be used as models for the rest.

4 for clothes


female, male | top | catwalk, fashion


photograph, shoot

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be, work as ~
She's a well-known writer. Her father, a trained chef, now works as a bus driver.

study to be, train as, train to be ~
She trained as a painter and sculptor.

start (work) as ~
He started work as a trainee chef.

become, qualify as ~
She qualified as a vet last year.

employ (sb as), have
The company employs more than 1500 engineers.

engage (sb as), get, hire (sb as), recruit, take on ~
They have recruited a new designer.

appoint, appoint sb (as), make sb ~
are usually used with academic, official or highly responsible jobs:He was appointed Professor of Law at Yale. At 39 she was made chairman of the board.

dismiss, fire, sack ~
The club have sacked their coach.

5 for painting, etc.


artist's, photographic


sit for sb/sth
The model sits for me for three hours every day.


closely | explicitly


This system is closely modelled upon one used in French hospitals.

Concise English dictionary

modelled|modelling|models|modeled|modeling'mɑdl /'mɒdl
+a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
+a type of product
+a person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor
+representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)
+something to be imitated
+someone worthy of imitation
+a representative form or pattern
+a woman who wears clothes to display fashions
+the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)
+plan or create according to a model or models
+form in clay, wax, etc
+assume a posture as for artistic purposes
+display (clothes) as a mannequin
+create a representation or model of
+construct a model of
+worthy of imitation