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Meaning of “photography” in the English Dictionary

"photography" in British English

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photographynoun [U]

uk   /fəˈtɒɡ.rə.fi/  us   /-ˈtɑː.ɡrə-/
A2 the ​activity or ​job of taking ​photographs or ​filming: She's taking an ​eveningclass in photography. The ​filmwon an ​award for ​its photography.

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

"photography" in American English

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photographynoun [U]

 us   /fəˈtɑɡ·rə·fi/
the ​skill or ​activity of taking or ​processingphotographs
(Definition of photography from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “photography”
in Arabic فَنّ التصوير…
in Korean 사진찍기…
in Portuguese fotografia…
in Catalan fotografia…
in Japanese 写真撮影(業)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摄影, 摄影业, 照片…
in Turkish fotoğrafçılık sanatı/mesleği…
in Russian фотография, фотографирование…
in Chinese (Traditional) 攝影, 攝影業, 照片…
in Italian fotografia…
in Polish fotografia…
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