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effigy

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈef.ɪ.dʒi/
a model or other object that represents someone, especially one of a hated person that is hanged or burned in a public place: Crowds marched through the streets carrying burning effigies of the president.
Translations of “effigy”
in Vietnamese hình vẽ, hình nộm…
in Spanish efigie…
in Thai รูปปั้น…
in Malaysian patung Buddha…
in French effigie…
in German das Abbild…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指被憎恨的人的)模擬像,雕像, 畫像:…
in Indonesian tiruan…
in Russian изображение, чучело…
in Turkish insan maketi, maket…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指被憎恨的人的)模拟像,雕像, 画像…
in Polish kukła…
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