Meaning of “poster child” in the English Dictionary

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

"poster child" in Business English

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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 excessive chief executive compensation.
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 raise money 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.

(Definition of “poster child” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)