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English definition of “silhouette”

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.
(Definition of silhouette from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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