pedestal Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"pedestal" in British English

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pedestalnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈped.ə.stəl/
a ​long, ​thincolumn that ​supports a statue, or a ​tallstructure like a ​column on which something ​rests: In the ​riot, the ​statues were ​toppled from ​their pedestals. A ​flowerarrangement in a ​largebasketstood on a pedestal in the ​corner of the ​room.
(Definition of pedestal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pedestalnoun [C]

 us   /ˈped·ə·stəl/
a ​base for a ​statue, or a ​base for a ​column: Museum ​staffplan to ​replace the ​cracked pedestal under the ​statue.
(Definition of pedestal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pedestal”
in Spanish pedestal…
in Vietnamese bệ…
in Malaysian kekaki…
in Thai แท่น…
in French piédestal…
in German der Sockel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 基座,底座…
in Turkish taban, kaide, altlık…
in Russian пьедестал…
in Indonesian landasan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 基座,底座…
in Polish cokół, piedestał…
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