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1mold(US)noun
or Britishmould/ˈmoʊld/
pluralmolds
1mold(US)
noun
or British mould /ˈmoʊld/
pluralmolds
Learner's definition of MOLD  
[count]
: a container that is used to give its shape to something that is poured or pressed into it
   b : something made in a mold
: a usual or typical example of something: a pattern or type of something that is an example to be followed

break the mold

: to do something in a completely new way
informal — used to describe a very unusual or admired person
— compare 3mold
2mold(US)verb
or Britishmould/ˈmoʊld/
moldsmoldedmolding
2mold(US)
verb
or British mould /ˈmoʊld/
moldsmoldedmolding
Learner's definition of MOLD  
[+ object] 
: to form or press (something, such as wax, plastic, clay, or dough) into a particular shape
   b : to make (something) from a material that has been formed or pressed
[+ object] : to make (something) by pouring or pressing material (such as wax or plastic) into a mold
[+ object] : to create, influence, or affect the character of (someone or something)
[no object] : to fit to the shape of something

— molder

(US)or Britishmoulder/ˈmoʊldɚ/noun,pluralmolders[count]
3mold(US)noun
also Britishmould/ˈmoʊld/
pluralmolds
3mold(US)
noun
also British mould /ˈmoʊld/
pluralmolds
Learner's definition of MOLD  
: a soft substance that grows on the surface of damp or rotting things
[noncount]
[count]
— compare 1mold
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