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"mascot" in British English

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mascotnoun [C]

uk   /ˈmæs.kɒt/  us   /-kɑːt/
a ​person, ​animal, or ​object that is ​believed to ​bring good ​luck, or one that ​represents an ​organization: a team mascot The ​Olympic Games always have an official mascot.
(Definition of mascot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mascot" in American English

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mascotnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmæs·kɑt/
a ​person, ​animal, or ​object used as a ​symbol and ​believed to ​bring good ​luck: Their team’s mascot is a ​goat.
(Definition of mascot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mascot”
in Spanish mascota…
in Vietnamese linh vật…
in Malaysian maskot…
in Thai สิ่งนำโชค…
in French mascotte…
in German das Maskottchen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吉祥物…
in Turkish maskot, uğur…
in Russian талисман…
in Indonesian maskot…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吉祥物…
in Polish maskotka…
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