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Russian translation of “scapegoat”

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scapegoat

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈskeɪpɡəʊt/
someone who is blamed for a bad situation, although they have not caused it
козел отпущения
He was made a scapegoat for the disaster.Blaming and accusing
Translations of “scapegoat”
in Spanish cabeza de turco, chivo expiatorio…
in French bouc émissaire…
in German der Sündenbock…
in Chinese (Traditional) 代罪羔羊, 代人受過的人…
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 Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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