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English definition of “silhouette”

silhouette

noun [C/U]    /ˌsɪl·uˈet/
a dark shape seen against a light background: [U] An unidentified witness was shown on camera in silhouette. silhouette    /ˌsɪl·uˈet/ verb [T] Kate was silhouetted in the pale light of the porch.
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