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Frankenstein

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈfræŋ.kən.staɪn/ (also Frankenstein's monster)
something that destroys or harms the person or people who created it: In arming the dictator, the US was creating a Frankenstein.
Translations of “Frankenstein”
in Chinese (Traditional) 法蘭根斯坦(指毀滅或危害其創造者的事物)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 弗兰肯斯坦(指毁灭或危害其创造者的事物)…
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