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English definition of “avatar”

avatar

noun [C] (IMAGE)    /ˈæv.ə.tɑːr/ US  /-tɑːr/
an image that represents you in online games , chat rooms , etc. and that you can move around the screen : You can talk to other avatars with your words displayed in a cartoon bubble .Operating computers
(Definition of avatar noun (IMAGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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