Meaning of “marionette” in the English Dictionary

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"marionette" in British English

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marionettenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌmær.i.əˈnet/ us /ˌmer.i.əˈnet/

a small model of a person or animal with parts of the body that are moved with strings

(Definition of “marionette” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"marionette" in American English

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marionettenoun [ C ]

us /ˌmær·i·əˈnet/

a small model of a person or animal, controlled from above by strings attached to its movable body parts and used as characters on small stages as an entertainment

(Definition of “marionette” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)