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English definition of “profile”

profile

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈprəʊfaɪl/
DESCRIPTION B2 a short description of someone's life, character, work, etcTypes of film, play, book etc.Accounts and storiesSummaries and summarising
HEAD a side view of someone's face or head: The picture shows him in profile.The head and face
ATTENTION the amount of attention that something receives: We need to increase our company's profile in Asia.Paying attention and being carefulCautious and vigilant
high profile important and noticeable: a high-profile jobFame and famous
a description of yourself and your interests on a websiteInternet terminology and abbreviations
(Definition of profile noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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