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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a child whose attributes, achievements are used by the parents to impress other people

    Hausner says some youngsters are often "trophy children" whose parents see them as nothing more than an extension of themselves.

    Submitted by Monika Dołęga from Poland on 05/10/2011
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patio diplomacy

high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or club

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