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action figure

n.
A small, usually molded plastic toy figure, often having movable joints and typically representing a character from a movie, television show, comic book, or other popular entertainment medium.

action figure

n
1. (Film) a small figure of a character from a film, television programme, comic book etc, designed as a toy and often collected by enthusiasts
2. (Marketing) a small figure of a character from a film, television programme, comic book etc, designed as a toy and often collected by enthusiasts
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Summary: Including a Luke Skywalker action figure of which only 20 have been confirmed, the sale is to coincide with release of new film
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