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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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We are blessed that we have so many people at the club who are role models and I have the pleasure of working alongside them every day.
The four-month initiative, from September to December, is part of the DWE's objective of offering Emirati women opportunities to meet accomplished female role models - including ministers and leaders in fields such as media, technology, health, energy and the environment - in both the public and private sectors.
JANE EVANS JONES: Yes, child care is quite a female dominated area and having a male role model, care giver
According to researchers, role models think about procurement in broader terms than their peers; they are more likely to embrace priorities that serve more strategic enterprise objectives; they seek to extend procurement's value through collaboration; and they adopt leading-edge, procurement-related technologies and solutions to further simplify the mundane--albeit vital--aspects of transaction support.
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Stuart Maitland, who has created the mHealthful medical app, has been shortlisted by global direct selling company Amway UK in their search to find Britain's Top Real Role Model.
Footballers were not well regarded, either, except for David Beckham, who was chosen by 32 per cent as the role model for the 2000s.
Notwithstanding that research, let's stick with the array of truly fantastic female role models.
Big Ideas Wales, a Welsh Government campaign to encourage more young people under 25 to start their own business, will bring successful entrepreneurial role models and young people together at Bangor University on Saturday.
he concept of a role model has always rankled with me.
Assessing which teaching model has the greater impact on students' learning styles when two role models are juxtaposed would throw light on the influences of teachers on students in the collaborative teaching of technical courses.