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imagerynoun [U]

 us   /ˈɪm·ɪdʒ·ri/
the use of ​pictures or words to ​createimages, esp. to ​create an ​impression or ​mood: The ​filmcontains a lot of ​religious imagery.
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imagerynoun [U]

uk   /ˈɪm.ɪ.dʒər.i/  us   /-dʒɚ-/
the use of words or ​pictures in ​books, ​films, ​paintings, etc. to ​describeideas or ​situations: The imagery in the ​poemmostlyrelates to ​death.
(Definition of imagery from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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imagerynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈɪmɪdʒəri/
pictures or words that are used to ​represent something, for ​example a ​situation: Satellite imagery and ​computermodels are being used to ​trackweatherpatterns and ​predict storms.
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