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pedestalnoun [C]

uk   /ˈped.ə.stəl/  us   /ˈped.ə.stəl/
a long, thin column that supports a statue, or a tall structure like a column on which something rests: In the riot, the statues were toppled from their pedestals. A flower arrangement in a large basket stood 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 staff plan 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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