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poster childnoun [C]

uk   us   (plural poster children)
a ​person or thing that is seen as a typical ​example of something: a poster child for sth He is the ​poster child for ​excessivechiefexecutivecompensation.a poster child of sth The ​company has been the ​poster child of denial among those convinced of ​global warming.
a child with a particular illness or disability whose ​picture is on ​posters to ​raisemoney to ​help children who have the same illness or ​disability: As a March of Dimes ​poster child, she was a ​bright, carefree child who ​refused to ​let her ​disability get in the way of playing like the other kids.
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