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English definition of “portrait”

portrait

adjective
 
 
/ˈpɔːtreɪt/ IT
used to describe a computer document that is to be printed with the shorter side of the paper at the top and bottom: The design was intended to be distributed in printed form, so the pages are laid out for printing in A4 portrait format. → Compare landscape
(Definition of portrait from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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