statue noun

ADJ. colossal, enormous, huge, large | small | life-size | equestrian | bronze, marble, etc.

VERB + STATUE erect, put up | unveil

STATUE + VERB be, stand The statue stands in one of the main squares.

PREP. ~ of a statue of the Virgin | ~ to the unveiling of a statue to Lord Brown

statute noun

ADJ. legal | federal, parliamentary | criminal

VERB + STATUTE pass | comply with

STATUTE + NOUN law the obligations of the employer in common and statute law | book This archaic law remained on the statute books until last year.

PREP. by ~ Local authorities are required by statute to provide care homes for the elderly. | under (a/the) ~ a trading company formed under statute