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portray

verb [T]
 
 
/pɔːˈtreɪ/
DESCRIBE If a book or film portrays someone or something, it describes or shows them.
betimlemek, anlatmak/yazmak, resmetmek, tasvir etmek
Both novels portray the lives of professional athletes. In the film he's portrayed as a hero.Representation in art and in generalDescribing and telling stories
ACT to act the part of a character in a film or play
canlandırmak; ...rolünüde oynamak; karakteri yansıtmak
Acting, rehearsing and performing
portrayal noun [C, U] when you portray someone or something
canlandırma; ...rolünü yapma
He won several awards for his portrayal of the dictator.Acting, rehearsing and performing
(Definition of portray from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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