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  1. Mehrgan's Avatar
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    #1

    "Statuette" or "Figurine"?

    Hi there,

    Will you please tell me which one refers to the small objects we use as decorative ornaments in the house?

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    Re: "Statuette" or "Figurine"?

    Figurines.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: "Statuette" or "Figurine"?

    I was going to say both....

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    #4

    Re: "Statuette" or "Figurine"?

    I'd go with both.

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    #5

    Re: "Statuette" or "Figurine"?

    I associate "statuette" with things like the small version of an Oscar (Academy Award) that the winners get to take home after the awards ceremony, rather than the porcelain decorative figurines that people buy/collect.
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    #6

    Re: "Statuette" or "Figurine"?

    I'd use statuette for an Oscar, but wouldn't make a strict distinction in the home.

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