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photograph

noun [C] uk   /ˈfəʊ.tə.ɡrɑːf/ us    /ˈfoʊ.t̬oʊ.ɡræf/ ( informal photo)
A2 a picture produced using a camera: a colour/black-and-white photograph aerial photographs nude photographs My parents took a lot of photographs of us when we were small.
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photograph

verb [T] uk   /ˈfəʊ.tə.ɡrɑːf/ us    /ˈfoʊ.t̬oʊ.ɡræf/
B2 to take a picture using a camera: I prefer photographing people rather than places. [+ obj + -ing verb ] MacKay was photographed leaving the building.photograph well/badly to appear attractive/unattractive in photographs
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Translations of “photograph”
in Korean 사진…
in Arabic صورة…
in French photographie…
in Turkish fotoğraf…
in Italian fotografia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 照片,相片…
in Russian фотография…
in Polish zdjęcie, fotografia…
in Spanish fotografía…
in Portuguese fotografia, foto…
in German die Fotografie…
in Catalan fotografia…
in Japanese 写真…
in Chinese (Simplified) 照片,像片…
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