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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.

role model

Etymology: Fr, role, stage character; L, modus, small copy
a person who knowingly or unknowingly inspires others to imitate his or her persona. The role model may be a real person, such as a parent, or a symbolic character, such as one depicted in movies or television programs.

role model

One who serves as an example for others by demonstrating the behavior associated with a particular social position or profession.
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Everton's Professor Denise Barrett-Baxendale picks up the Lifetime Role Model Award at the Football Is More Conference in Switzerland
In Meet Your Role Model, Emirati women will have the opportunity to have an informal meeting with accomplished national icons.
Some children do not have any positive male role models in their lives so a male teacher is the closest they will come to this.
The record of the year was made by Miley Cyrus, who took a break from twerking and giving clapped-out old pop-tarts fainting fits to say the most sensible thing I've heard about that other vile buzz-phrase, 'role models': "I don't want that title - role models should be real heroes who've done real things.
Stuart, along with five other shortlisted nominees will now face the judging panel comprised of young entrepreneur and star of Made in Chelsea, Francis Boulle, fashion designer Patrick Grant, last year's Britain's Top Real Role Model winner Jill Carter and Amway UK representative Sheryl Franklin-Worth.
If you're an aspiring footballer, David Beckham maybe your role model, while if you're a wannabe author, JK Rowling would be someone you look up to.
A good role model for a Christian family, in my opinion, is any family with loving, sensible parents (regardless of gender) who spend time with each other and with their kids, incarnating the love of God.
Footballers were not well regarded, either, except for David Beckham, who was chosen by 32 per cent as the role model for the 2000s.
Being a Dynamo role model and attending events such as Big Ideas Wales allows people like me to show how being your own boss can be an option and an alternative to the conventional route into employment.
Pushing the idea of following a role model, in my mind, is flawed.
Dr Simon Brownhill, an education expert at the University of Derby, conducted research entitled "The 'brave' man in the early years (0-8): the ambiguities of being a role model" which found children aged eight or below were unable to grasp the concept of what a role model is until they are older.
Dr Simon Brownhill, education expert at the University of Derby, said children aged eight or below were unable to grasp the concept of what a role model is until they are older.