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photographnoun [C]

uk   /ˈfəʊ.tə.ɡrɑːf/  us   /ˈfoʊ.t̬oʊ.ɡræf/ (informal photo)
A2 a picture produced using a camera: a colour/black-and-white photograph aerial photographs nude photographs My parents took lots 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 people rather than places. [+ obj + -ing verb ] MacKay was photographed leaving the building.
photograph well/badly
to appear attractive/unattractive in photographs

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

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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
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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, fotografiar…
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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