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"photograph" in British English

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photographnoun [C]

uk   /ˈfəʊ.tə.ɡrɑːf/  us   /ˈfoʊ.t̬oʊ.ɡræf/ (informal photo)
A2 a ​pictureproduced using a ​camera: a colour/black-and-white photograph aerial photographs nude photographs My ​parents tooklots of photographs of us when we were ​small.

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photographverb [T]

uk   /ˈfəʊ.tə.ɡrɑːf/  us   /ˈfoʊ.t̬oʊ.ɡræf/
B2 to take a ​picture using a ​camera: I ​prefer photographing ​peoplerather than ​places. [+ obj + -ing verb ] MacKay was photographed leaving the ​building.photograph well/badly to ​appearattractive/​unattractive in photographs

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

"photograph" in American English

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photographnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfoʊ·t̬əˌɡræf/ (short form photo)
an ​image of a ​person, ​object, or ​view that is ​produced by using a ​camera and ​film: color/black-and-white photographs
photograph
verb [T]  us   /ˈfoʊ·t̬əˌɡræf/
We photographed the ​house to ​document the ​damage done by the ​storm.
photographer
noun [C]  us   /fəˈtɑɡ·rə·fər/
a ​fashion/​newspaper photographer
(Definition of photograph from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “photograph”
in Korean 사진…
in Arabic صورة…
in Malaysian gambar foto…
in French photographie…
in Russian фотография…
in Chinese (Traditional) 照片,相片…
in Italian fotografia…
in Turkish fotoğraf…
in Polish zdjęcie, fotografia…
in Spanish fotografía…
in Vietnamese bức ảnh…
in Portuguese fotografia, foto…
in Thai ภาพถ่าย…
in German die Fotografie…
in Catalan fotografia…
in Japanese 写真…
in Chinese (Simplified) 照片,像片…
in Indonesian foto…
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