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totemnoun [C]

uk   /ˈtəʊ.təm/  us   /ˈtoʊ.t̬əm/
(Definition of totem from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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totemnoun [C]

 us   /ˈtoʊ·t̬əm/
an object that is a symbol for a group of people: They thought of him as a good-luck totem.
(Definition of totem from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “totem”
in Spanish tótem…
in Vietnamese vật tổ…
in Malaysian totem…
in Thai รูปสลักบนเสา…
in French totem…
in German das Totem…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指出于宗教原因的)图腾…
in Indonesian totem…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指出於宗教原因的)圖騰…
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