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idol

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈaɪdəl/
PERSON someone that you admire and respect very much: a pop/sporting idol Heroes and cowards
GOD a picture or object that people pray to as part of their religionReligious practices
idolize ( also UK -ise) verb [T] to admire and respect someone very muchShowing respect and admiration
Translations of “idol”
in Korean 우상, (신)우상…
in Arabic قُدْوة, مَعْبود الجماهير, وَثَن…
in French idole…
in Turkish ilâh, gözde kişi, hayranlık duyulan kimse…
in Italian idolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偶像,明星, 神像…
in Russian идол, божество…
in Polish idol…
in Spanish ídolo…
in Portuguese ídolo…
in German der Götze, das Idol…
in Catalan ídol…
in Japanese アイドル, 偶像…
in Chinese (Simplified) 偶像,明星, 神像…
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