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English definition of “snapshot”

snapshot

noun [C] uk   /ˈsnæp.ʃɒt/ us    /-ʃɑːt/ informal

snapshot noun [C] (PHOTO)

a photographPhotography

snapshot noun [C] (UNDERSTANDING)

a piece of information or short description that gives an understanding of a situation at a particular time: Credit rating agencies provide a snapshot of the risks an investment poses at any one time.Situations and circumstances
(Definition of snapshot from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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