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scapegoat en inglés americano

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scapegoatnoun [ C ]

us /ˈskeɪpˌɡoʊt/

someone who is blamed or punished for another’s faults or actions:

When things don’t go well, people always look for a scapegoat.

(Definición de scapegoat del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

scapegoat en inglés de negocios

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scapegoatnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈskeɪpɡəʊt/ us

a person or thing that is blamed for something bad that someone else has done:

Politicians have used the financial sector as a scapegoat for the global economic crisis.

scapegoatverb [ T ]

uk /ˈskeɪpɡəʊt/ us

to blame a person or thing for something bad that someone else has done:

They scapegoated environmental laws as the problem of the economy, instead of looking for real problems.

(Definición de scapegoat del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)