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E-FIT

noun [C] uk   /ˈiː.fɪt/ us  
a picture of a person who is believed to have committed a crime or who is missing, created on a computer using the description of someone who saw the person: An E-FIT of the man prompted hundreds of calls after its release on Tuesday. Detectives issued computerized E-FIT pictures of two men they want to question.
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