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French translation of “scapegoat”

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scapegoat

noun /ˈskeipɡəut/
a person who is blamed or punished for the mistakes of others
bouc émissaire
The manager of the football team was made a scapegoat for the team’s failure, and was forced to resign.
Translations of “scapegoat”
in Spanish cabeza de turco, chivo expiatorio…
in German der Sündenbock…
in Chinese (Traditional) 代罪羔羊, 代人受過的人…
in Russian козел отпущения…
in Turkish günah keçisi, şamar oğlan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 替罪羊, 代人受过的人…
in Polish kozioł ofiarny…
(Definition of scapegoat from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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