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figurehead

  • 1 figurehead

    1) (a person who is officially a leader but who does little or has little power: She is the real leader of the party - he is only a figurehead.) títere
    2) (an ornamental figure (usually of carved wood) attached to the front of a ship.) figura de proa
    tr['fɪgəhed]
    1 SMALLMARITIME/SMALL mascarón nombre masculino de proa
    2 figurative use figura decorativa
    figurehead ['fɪgjər.hɛd, -gər-] n
    : testaferro m, líder mf sin poder
    n.
    león s.m.
    testaferro s.m.
    noun ( Naut) mascarón m de proa
    ['fɪɡǝhed]
    N (on ship) mascarón m de proa; (fig) testaferro m
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    noun ( Naut) mascarón m de proa

    English-spanish dictionary > figurehead

  • 2 figurehead

    Англо-русский синонимический словарь > figurehead

  • 3 figurehead

    сущ.
    1) мор. (резная фигура (часто голова), помещаемая над водорезом корабля)
    2) упр. номинальный глава; подставное лицо (о человеке, занимающем пост руководителя, но в действительности не обладающим ни властью, ни возможностью влиять на деятельность организации)

    He was a figurehead without real power. — Он был номинальным руководителем без реальной власти.

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    3) упр. "главный руководитель", "босс", "глава" (по Минцбергу: одна из ролей, которые приходится играть менеджеру; символизирует собой возглавляемую им фирму, утверждает важнейшие производственные, экономические, социальные решения, выполняет церемониальные действия, осуществляет VIP-представительство; входит в группу межличностных ролей)
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    Англо-русский экономический словарь > figurehead

  • 4 figurehead

    noun
    (lit. or fig.) Galionsfigur, die
    * * *
    1) (a person who is officially a leader but who does little or has little power: She is the real leader of the party - he is only a figurehead.) das Aushängeschild
    2) (an ornamental figure (usually of carved wood) attached to the front of a ship.) die Galionsfigur
    * * *
    ˈfig·ure·head
    n ( also fig) Galionsfigur f a. fig
    * * *
    figurehead s SCHIFF Galionsfigur f, fig auch Aushängeschild n
    * * *
    noun
    (lit. or fig.) Galionsfigur, die
    * * *
    n.
    Aushängeschild n.
    Galionsfigur f.

    English-german dictionary > figurehead

  • 5 figurehead

    n
    декоративная фигура, номинальный глава
    - mere figurehead

    Politics english-russian dictionary > figurehead

  • 6 figurehead

    1) (a person who is officially a leader but who does little or has little power: She is the real leader of the party - he is only a figurehead.) kransekagefigur
    2) (an ornamental figure (usually of carved wood) attached to the front of a ship.) gallionsfigur
    * * *
    1) (a person who is officially a leader but who does little or has little power: She is the real leader of the party - he is only a figurehead.) kransekagefigur
    2) (an ornamental figure (usually of carved wood) attached to the front of a ship.) gallionsfigur

    English-Danish dictionary > figurehead

  • 7 figurehead

    N
    1. जहाज़ के\figureheadअगले\figureheadभाग\figureheadपर\figureheadलगाने\figureheadवाली\figureheadमूर्ति
    In early ships a figurehead was always placed prominently at the head.
    2. शक्तिहीन\figureheadअधिकारी
    He is only a figurehead in his company, the real power lie with his father.

    English-Hindi dictionary > figurehead

  • 8 figurehead

    ['fɪgəhed] [AE 'fɪgjər-]
    1) mar. polena f.
    2) uomo m. di paglia
    * * *
    1) (a person who is officially a leader but who does little or has little power: She is the real leader of the party - he is only a figurehead.) prestanome
    2) (an ornamental figure (usually of carved wood) attached to the front of a ship.) figura di prua
    * * *
    figurehead /ˈfɪgəhɛd/
    n.
    1 (naut.) polena
    2 (fig.) capo puramente rappresentativo; pura figura di facciata.
    * * *
    ['fɪgəhed] [AE 'fɪgjər-]
    1) mar. polena f.
    2) uomo m. di paglia

    English-Italian dictionary > figurehead

  • 9 figurehead

    [ʹfıgəhed] n
    1. мор. носовое украшение, фигура на носу корабля
    2. номинальный глава; лицо, возглавляющее что-л. номинально; подставное лицо

    he had no intention of playing figurehead - он не собирался занимать свой пост лишь номинально /≅ лишь «для мебели»/

    3. шутл. лицо

    НБАРС > figurehead

  • 10 figurehead

    1) (a person who is officially a leader but who does little or has little power: She is the real leader of the party - he is only a figurehead.) valdamaður að nafni til, toppfígúra
    2) (an ornamental figure (usually of carved wood) attached to the front of a ship.) stafnslíkan

    English-Icelandic dictionary > figurehead

  • 11 figurehead

    orrszobor, névleges vezető
    * * *
    1) (a person who is officially a leader but who does little or has little power: She is the real leader of the party - he is only a figurehead.) báb
    2) (an ornamental figure (usually of carved wood) attached to the front of a ship.) orrszobor (hajón)

    English-Hungarian dictionary > figurehead

  • 12 figurehead

    figurehead fig∙ure∙head noun 1. a person who is in a high position in a country or an organization but who has no real power or authority • 有名无实的领导人;傀儡 2. a large wooden statue, usually representing a woman, that used to be fixed to the front end of a ship • (过去的)艏饰像
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    ['figәhed]
    n. 裝飾船頭的彫像, 破浪神, 有名無實的領袖

    English-Chinese dictionary > figurehead

  • 13 figurehead

    1) (a person who is officially a leader but who does little or has little power: She is the real leader of the party - he is only a figurehead.) figura de proa
    2) (an ornamental figure (usually of carved wood) attached to the front of a ship.) figura de proa
    * * *
    fig.ure.head
    [f'igəhed] n 1 pessoa representativa, sem autoridade real. 2 testa de ferro. 3 Naut figura de proa, acrostólio.

    English-Portuguese dictionary > figurehead

  • 14 figurehead

    n. gemi başı süsü, kukla
    * * *
    gemi aslanı
    * * *
    1) (a person who is officially a leader but who does little or has little power: She is the real leader of the party - he is only a figurehead.) göstermelik kimse, kukla
    2) (an ornamental figure (usually of carved wood) attached to the front of a ship.) gemi aslanı

    English-Turkish dictionary > figurehead

  • 15 figurehead

    1) (a person who is officially a leader but who does little or has little power: She is the real leader of the party - he is only a figurehead.) lutka
    2) (an ornamental figure (usually of carved wood) attached to the front of a ship.) figura na kljunu

    English-Slovenian dictionary > figurehead

  • 16 figurehead

    • keulakuva
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    1) (a person who is officially a leader but who does little or has little power: She is the real leader of the party - he is only a figurehead.) keulakuva
    2) (an ornamental figure (usually of carved wood) attached to the front of a ship.) keulakuva

    English-Finnish dictionary > figurehead

  • 17 figurehead

    n. leider met een symbolische rol, zonder bevoegdheid; beeldje aan de boeg van een schip
    figurehead
    dummyhoofd in naam, stroman

    English-Dutch dictionary > figurehead

  • 18 figurehead

    [English Word] figurehead
    [Swahili Word] gubeti
    [Swahili Plural] magubeti
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 5/6
    [Swahili Example] naut.
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    English-Swahili dictionary > figurehead

  • 19 figurehead

    figurehead [ˈfɪgəhed]
    chef m de file ; [of ship] figure f de proue
    * * *
    ['fɪgəhed], US ['fɪgjər-]
    1) ( symbolic leader) personnalité f de prestige
    2) ( of ship) figure f de proue

    English-French dictionary > figurehead

  • 20 figurehead

    ['fɪgəhɛd]
    n ( NAUT)
    galion m; ( POL) marionetkowy przywódca m
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    1) (a person who is officially a leader but who does little or has little power: She is the real leader of the party - he is only a figurehead.) figurant
    2) (an ornamental figure (usually of carved wood) attached to the front of a ship.) rzeźba dziobowa

    English-Polish dictionary > figurehead

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  • figurehead — index ineffective, ineffectual, nonentity, powerless, token Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • figurehead — 1765, from FIGURE (Cf. figure) + HEAD (Cf. head). Originally the ornament on the bow of a ship; sense of leader without real authority is first attested 1883 …   Etymology dictionary

  • figurehead — [n] person who is leader in name only cipher, front*, mouthpiece*, nominal head, nonentity, nothing, puppet*, straw boss*, straw person, titular head, token; concepts 354,423 …   New thesaurus

  • figurehead — ► NOUN 1) a carved bust or full length figure set at the prow of an old fashioned sailing ship. 2) a nominal leader without real power …   English terms dictionary

  • figurehead — [fig′yər hed΄] n. 1. a carved figure on the bow of a ship 2. a person put in a position of leadership because of name, rank, etc., but having no real power, authority, or responsibility …   English World dictionary

  • figurehead — /fig yeuhr hed /, n. 1. a person who is head of a group, company, etc., in title but actually has no real authority or responsibility: Most modern kings and queens are figureheads. 2. Naut. a carved full length figure or bust built into the bow… …   Universalium

  • Figurehead — In politics, a figurehead, by metaphor with the carved figurehead at the prow of a sailing ship, is a person who holds an important title or office yet executes little actual power. Common figureheads include constitutional monarchs, such as the… …   Wikipedia

  • figurehead — [[t]fɪ̱gə(r)hed, AM gjə(r) [/t]] figureheads 1) N COUNT If someone is the figurehead of an organization or movement, they are recognized as being its leader, although they have little real power. The President will be little more than a… …   English dictionary

  • figurehead — noun 1) the president was just a figurehead Syn: titular head, nominal leader, leader in name only, front man, cipher, token, mouthpiece, puppet, instrument 2) the figurehead on the ship Syn: carving, bust …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • figurehead — UK [ˈfɪɡə(r)ˌhed] / US [ˈfɪɡjərˌhed] noun [countable] Word forms figurehead : singular figurehead plural figureheads 1) a leader who has no real power or influence, especially a leader of a political party 2) a wooden model of a person fixed to… …   English dictionary

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