scapegoat Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “scapegoat” - Learner’s Dictionary

scapegoat

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈskeɪpɡəʊt/
someone who is blamed for a bad situation, although they have not caused it: He was made a scapegoat for the disaster.Blaming and accusing
(Definition of scapegoat from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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