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English definition of “picture”

picture

verb [T]     /ˈpɪk.tʃər/ US  /-tʃɚ/
C1 to imagine something: Picture the scene - the crowds of people and animals, the noise, the dirt. [+ -ing verb] Try to picture yourself lying on a beach in the hot sun. [+ question word] Picture to yourself how terrible that day must have been.formal He was pictured (= an artist had painted him) as a soldier in full uniform.Imagining and conceiving
(Definition of picture verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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