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1pattern/ˈpætɚn/noun
pluralpatterns
1pattern
/ˈpætɚn/
noun
pluralpatterns
Learner's definition of PATTERN  
[count]
: a repeated form or design especially that is used to decorate something
— see color picture on this page
: the regular and repeated way in which something happens or is done
   b  : something that happens in a regular and repeated way
: a shape or model that is used as a guide for making something
— see also holding pattern
2pattern/ˈpætɚn/verb
patternspatternedpatterning
2pattern
/ˈpætɚn/
verb
patternspatternedpatterning
Learner's definition of PATTERN  
[+ object]
: to make or design (something) so that it is similar to something else of the same type — usually used as (be) patterned + on or (US) after
: to decorate or mark (something) with a design : to form a pattern on (something)

pattern yourself on

or USpattern yourself after
: to try to be like and to behave like (someone you admire)
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