photo Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"photo" in British English

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photonoun [C]

uk   /ˈfəʊ.təʊ/  us   /ˈfoʊ.t̬oʊ/ (plural photos) informal
A1 a ​photograph: She tooklots of photos of the ​kids. holiday/​wedding photos
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photo-prefix

uk   /fəʊ.təʊ-/  us   /foʊ.t̬oʊ-/

photo prefix (LIGHT)

relating to or ​produced by ​light: photosynthesis

photo prefix (PHOTOGRAPH)

(Definition of photo from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"photo" in American English

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photonoun [C]

 us   /ˈfoʊ·t̬oʊ/ (plural photos)
short form of photograph : Giraldo ​takes a lot of photos.
(Definition of photo from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “photo”
in Korean 사진…
in Arabic صورة…
in Malaysian gambar…
in French photo…
in Russian фотография…
in Chinese (Traditional) 照片,相片…
in Italian fotografia, foto…
in Turkish fotoğraf…
in Polish zdjęcie…
in Spanish fotografía, foto…
in Vietnamese ảnh…
in Portuguese fotografia, foto…
in Thai ภาพถ่าย…
in German das Foto…
in Catalan foto…
in Japanese 写真…
in Chinese (Simplified) 照片,像片…
in Indonesian foto…
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