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English definition of “portrait”

portrait

noun
 
 
/ˈpɔːtrɪt/
B2 [C] a painting, drawing, or photograph of someone: a portrait of the princess a portrait gallery/painterPictures
a portrait of sb/sth a film or book that describes someone or something in detail: His latest film is a portrait of life in the 1920s. → See also self-portraitAccounts and storiesSummaries and summarising
(Definition of portrait from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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