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portrait

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɔː.trət/ /-treɪt/ us    /ˈpɔːr.trɪt/
B2 a painting, photograph, drawing, etc. of a person or, less commonly, of a group of people: She's commissioned an artist to paint her portrait/paint a portrait of her. a portrait gallery a portrait painter A film or book that is a portrait of something describes or represents that thing in a detailed way: Her latest novel paints a very vivid portrait of the aristocracy in the 1920s.
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adjective uk   /ˈpɔː.trət/ /-treɪt/ us    /ˈpɔːr.trɪt/
A portrait computer document is to be printed with the shorter side of the paper at the top and bottom.
Translations of “portrait”
in Korean 초상화…
in Arabic بورتِريه…
in French portrait…
in Turkish portre…
in Italian ritratto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肖像,畫像, 人像照片, 電影或書中的描寫,描述…
in Russian портрет…
in Polish portret…
in Spanish retrato…
in Portuguese retrato…
in German das Portrait…
in Catalan retrat…
in Japanese 肖像画, ポートレート…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肖像,画像, 人像照片, 电影或书中的描写,描述…
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