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statute, stature, statue

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A statute is an edict, decree, or law passed by a legislature.

A statue is a lifelike sculpture that might become valuable when the arms fall off.

Stature means “height” or “status.”

Example: His stature in the community warranted the placement of his statue in the city park, but a state statute prevented the display.

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