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picture

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈpɪktʃər/
DRAWING ETC A1 a drawing, painting, or photograph of something or someone: to draw/paint a picture She's got pictures of pop stars all over her bedroom wall. Did you take many pictures (= photograph many things) while you were in Sydney? PhotographyPictures
IDEA B2 an idea of what something is like: [usually singular] I've got a much clearer picture of what's happening now.Ideas, concepts and theories
TV B2 the image on a television screen: I'm afraid it's not a very good picture.Television
FILM B1 a film: Could this be the first animated film to win a best picture award?Cinema - general words
the pictures old-fashioned the cinema: I really fancy going to the pictures tonight.Cinema - general words
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