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poster child

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishposter childˈposter ˌchild noun [countable usually singular] American English 🔊 🔊 1 a child with a particular illness or physical problem whose picture appears on a poster advertising the work of an organization that helps children with that problem2 someone or something that represents a particular quality, idea etc – often used humorously 🔊 Dillon is the poster child for wasted talent.
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poster childThe 1947 poster child, Nancy Drury from Louisville, Kentucky, was a victim of the 1944 epidemic.Doctors call Howley their poster child.
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