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silhouette

noun [C/U]  /ˌsɪl·uˈet/ us  
a dark shape seen against a light background: [U] An unidentified witness was shown on camera in silhouette.
silhouette
verb [T]  /ˌsɪl·uˈet/ us  
Kate was silhouetted in the pale light of the porch.
Translations of “silhouette”
in Spanish silueta…
in French silhouette…
in German die Silhouette, das Schattenbild…
in Chinese (Traditional) 剪影, 逆光黑影, 輪廓…
in Russian силуэт…
in Turkish silüet, gölge görüntü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 剪影, 逆光黑影, 轮廓…
in Polish zarys, sylwetka…
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