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figurehead

US [ˈfɪɡjərˌhed]
UK [ˈfɪɡə(r)ˌhed]
  • n.有名无实的领导人;傀儡;(过去的)艏饰像
  • Web名义领袖;挂名首脑;名誉领袖
Plural Form:figureheads  
figurehead
n.
1.
有名无实的领导人;傀儡a person who is in a high position in a country or an organization but who has no real power or authority
2.
(过去的)艏饰像a large wooden statue, usually representing a woman, that used to be fixed to the front end of a ship

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