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English definition of “picture”

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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