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English definition of “profiling”


noun [U]     /ˈprəʊ.faɪ.lɪŋ/ US  /ˈproʊ-/
the activity of collecting information about someone, especially a criminal , in order to give a description of them → See also psychological profileRelating to detection and solving crimes
(Definition of profiling noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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