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self-portrait

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌselfˈpɔːtreɪt/
a picture that you draw or paint of yourselfPhotographyPictures
Translations of “self-portrait”
in Spanish autorretrato…
in French autoportrait…
in German das Selbstportait…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自畫像, 自我寫照…
in Russian автопортрет…
in Turkish oto portre…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自画像, 自我写照…
in Polish autoportret…
(Definition of self-portrait from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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