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graphic

adjective
 
 
/ˈɡræfɪk/
relating to the use of graphs to show information: Figure 6.2 provides a graphic representationof the key processes in the management of change.
skilled at using drawings and pictures, especially in the production of books, magazines, software, etc.: a graphic artist/illustrator
using drawings and pictures rather than text: We can supply both graphic and text advertisements. a graphic novel
giving a very strong and clear idea of something: a graphic description/depiction The article contains graphic descriptions of the effects of poverty on a whole population.
Translations of “graphic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 清楚的, 形象的, 生動的…
in Russian наглядный, выразительный…
in Turkish canlı, açı seçik, ayrıntılı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 清楚的, 形象的, 生动的…
in Polish drastyczny…
(Definition of graphic adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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