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English definition of “picture”


noun (IMAGE)    /ˈpɪk.tʃər/ US  /-tʃɚ/
A1 [C] a drawing , painting , photograph , etc.: Freddy drew / painted a picture of my dog . We took a picture of (= photographed ) the children on their new bicycles . I hate having my picture taken (= being photographed ).PhotographyPictures B2 [C] an image seen on a television or cinema screen : We can't get a clear picture.Pictures B1 [C] a film : Could this be the first animated movie to win a best picture award ? the pictures [plural] old-fashioned the cinema : Let's go to the pictures tonight .Public entertainment venues B2 [C] something you produce in your mind , by using your imagination or memory : I have a very vivid picture of the first time I met Erik.Imagining and conceiving
(Definition of picture noun (IMAGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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