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image of human or animal carved in marble or bronze: There is a statue of the local hero in the center of town.
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A three-dimensional form or likeness sculpted, modeled, carved, or cast in material such as stone, clay, wood, or bronze.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin statua, from statuere, to set up; see statute.]
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(Art Terms) a wooden, stone, metal, plaster, or other kind of sculpture of a human or animal figure, usually life-size or larger
[C14: via Old French from Latin statua, from statuere to set up; compare statute]
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a three-dimensional work of art, as a figure of a person or animal or an abstract form, carved in stone or wood, molded in a plastic material, cast in bronze, or the like.
[1300–50; < Middle French < Latin statua, derivative of statuere to set up <status status]
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|Noun||1.||statue - a sculpture representing a human or animal|
herm - a statue consisting of a squared stone pillar with a carved head (usually a bearded Hermes) on top; used in ancient Greece as a boundary marker or signpost
Olympian Zeus - a seated statue of the supreme god of ancient Greek mythology created for the temple at Olympia; the statue was 40 feet tall and rested on a base that was 12 feet high
sculpture - a three-dimensional work of plastic art
sphinx - one of a number of large stone statues with the body of a lion and the head of a man that were built by the ancient Egyptians
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noun sculpture, figure, carving, bronze, effigy, figurine, statuette a huge white statue of Chairman Mao
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statue[ˈstætʃuː] n → statue f
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statue[ˈstætjuː] n → statua
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a sculptured figure of a person, animal etc in bronze, stone, wood etc. A statue of Nelson stands at the top of Nelson's Column; The children stood as still as statues. standbeeld تِمْثال، نُصُب статуя estátua socha das Standbild statue άγαλμα kuju مجسمه patsas statueפסל प्रतिमा kip, statua szobor patung stytta statua 像 조상 statula statuja tugu standbeeldstatueposągestátua statuie статуя; изваяние socha kip statua staty รูปปั้น; รูปหล่อ; รูปแกะสสัก heykel 雕像 статуя مجسمہ bức tượng 雕像
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statue→ تـِمْثَال socha statue Statue άγαλμα estatua patsas statue kip statua 像 상 standbeeld statue posąg estátua статуя staty รูปปั้น heykel bức tượng 雕像
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