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picture

noun /ˈpiktʃə/
a painting or drawing
pintura, cuadro, retrato
This is a picture of my mother.
a photograph
fotografía
I took a lot of pictures when I was on holiday.
a cinema film
película, filme
There’s a good picture on at the cinema tonight.
(with the) a symbol or perfect example (of something)
imagen
She looked the picture of health/happiness.
(with a) a beautiful sight
(estar) guapísimo/precioso
She looked a picture in her new dress.
a clear description
descripción
He gave me a good picture of what was happening.
put (someone) / be in the picture to give or have all the necessary information (about something)
poner a alguien al corriente, informar
He put me in the picture about what had happened.
the pictures noun plural (informal, old-fashioned) the cinema
cine
We went to the pictures last night, but it wasn’t a very good film.
(Definition of picture from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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