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English definition of “image”

image

noun
 
 
/ˈɪmɪdʒ/
PUBLIC [C, U] B2 the way that people think someone or something is: The aim is to improve the public image of the police.Seeming and purporting to beFaking and pretendingOpinions, beliefs and points of view
PICTURE [C] B2 a picture, especially on film or television or in a mirror: television images of starving childrenPictures
IDEA [C] a picture in your mind or an idea of how someone or something is: I have an image in my mind of the way I want the garden to look.Imagining and conceiving
(Definition of image from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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