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EtymologyEdit

From Old French statue, from Latin statua, derived from statuō (set up or erect).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈstæ.tʃuː/
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NounEdit

statue (plural statues)

 
a statue of a detective
  1. A three-dimensional work of art, usually representing a person or animal, usually created by sculpting, carving, molding, or casting.
    • Shakespeare
      I will raise her statue in pure gold.
    • 2017 October 8, John Oliver, “Confederacy”, in Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, season 4, episode 26, HBO:
      It’s true, Robert E. Lee was opposed to statues of people like Robert E. Lee! So any city that decides to keep a statue of him should, at the very least, add a speech bubble saying, “You know, I specifically told you all not to do this.”!
  2. (dated) A portrait.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Massinger to this entry?)

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statue (third-person singular simple present statues, present participle statuing, simple past and past participle statued)

  1. (transitive) To form a statue of; to make into a statue.
    • Feltham
      The whole man becomes as if statued into stone and earth.

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DanishEdit

 
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statue c (singular definite statuen, plural indefinite statuer)

  1. statue

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statue f (plural statues)

  1. statue

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statue f

  1. plural of statua

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

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From Latin statua

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statue m (definite singular statuen, indefinite plural statuer, definite plural statuene)

  1. a statue

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From Latin statua

NounEdit

statue m (definite singular statuen, indefinite plural statuar, definite plural statuane)

  1. a statue

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