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idol

noun [C] uk   /ˈaɪ.dəl/ us  
C1 someone who is admired and respected very much: a pop/sporting idol The Hollywood film idols of the 1940s were glamorous figures, adored by millions.C2 a picture or object that people pray to as part of their religion: The ancient people of this area worshipped a huge bronze idol in the shape of an elephant.
Translations of “idol”
in Korean 우상, (신)우상…
in Arabic قُدْوة, مَعْبود الجماهير, وَثَن…
in French idole…
in Turkish ilâh, gözde kişi, hayranlık duyulan kimse…
in Italian idolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偶像,明星, 神像…
in Russian идол, божество…
in Polish idol…
in Spanish ídolo…
in Portuguese ídolo…
in German der Götze, das Idol…
in Catalan ídol…
in Japanese アイドル, 偶像…
in Chinese (Simplified) 偶像,明星, 神像…
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