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depictverb [T]

uk   /dɪˈpɪkt/  us   /dɪˈpɪkt/
C2 to represent or show something in a picture or story: Her paintings depict the lives of ordinary people in the last century. In the book, he depicts his father as a tyrant. [+ -ing verb] People were shocked by the advertisement which depicted a woman beating her husband.

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depictverb [T]

 us   /dɪˈpɪkt/
to represent or show something in a picture, story, movie, etc.; portray: The movie depicts his father as a tyrant.
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noun [C/U]  us   /dɪˈpɪk·ʃən/
[C] It’s a wonderful depiction of a female friendship.
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