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English definition of “capture”


verb [T] (RECORD)    /ˈkæp.tʃər/ US  /-tʃɚ/
B2 to represent or describe something very accurately using words or images: It would be impossible to capture her beauty in a painting.Representation in art and in general B2 to record or take a picture of something using a camera: A passer-by captured the whole incident on film.Photography specialized computing If a computer or similar machine captures information, it takes it in and stores it.Keeping and storing thingsComputer concepts capture     noun [S or U] C1 They witnessed the capture of the city by rebel troops.Capturing or taking possession of thingsGetting, receiving and accepting
(Definition of capture verb (RECORD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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