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English definition of “profile”


noun [C usually sing] (ATTENTION)   /ˈproʊ·fɑɪl/
the amount of public attention that someone or something receives : He keeps a low profile and doesn’t go after headlines . She has had a high profile in the world of fashion for many years .
(Definition of profile noun (ATTENTION) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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