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profile

noun  us   /ˈproʊ·fɑɪl/

profile noun (SIDE VIEW)

[C/U] a side view of a person’s face: [C] I’d seen her profile on a billboard. [U] A face in profile never looks at the viewer.

profile noun (DESCRIPTION)

[C] a description of someone containing all the most important or interesting facts about the person: There’s a profile of producer Hal Willner in "New York" magazine.

profile noun (ATTENTION)

[C usually sing] the amount of public attention that someone or something receives: He keeps a low profile and doesn’t go after headlines. She has had a high profile in the world of fashion for many years.
profile
verb [T]  us   /ˈproʊ·fɑɪl/
Gilbert was recently profiled by a Washington business magazine.
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