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pedestal

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈped.ə.stəl/
a long, thin column that supports a statue, or a tall structure like a column on which something rests: In the riot, the statues were toppled from their pedestals. A flower arrangement in a large basket stood on a (flower) pedestal in the corner of the room.
Translations of “pedestal”
in Vietnamese bệ…
in Spanish pedestal…
in Thai แท่น…
in Malaysian kekaki…
in French piédestal…
in German der Sockel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 基座,底座…
in Indonesian landasan…
in Russian пьедестал…
in Turkish taban, kaide, altlık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 基座,底座…
in Polish cokół, piedestał…
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