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statuenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈstætʃ.uː/
B1 an object made from a hard material, especially stone or metal, to look like a person or animal: a statue of a boy They planned to put up/erect a statue to the president.
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in Arabic تِمْثال…
in Korean 조각상…
in Malaysian tugu…
in French statue…
in Turkish heykel…
in Italian statua…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指石頭或金屬的)雕像,雕塑,塑像…
in Russian статуя…
in Polish posąg…
in Vietnamese bức tượng…
in Spanish estátua…
in Portuguese estátua…
in Thai รูปปั้น, รูปหล่อ, รูปแกะสสัก…
in German das Standbild…
in Catalan estàtua…
in Japanese 像, 彫像…
in Indonesian patung…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指石头或金属的)雕像,雕塑,塑像…
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