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portrait

por·trait

portrait

 
 
pronunciation:
por triht [or] por treIt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a painting, drawing, photograph or sculpture of a person.
A portrait of Abraham Lincoln hangs on the wall.
 
similar words:
bust, close-up, image, likeness, mask, miniature, picture, profile, silhouette
definition 2: a written description of a person or thing.
The author's portrait of village life was fun to read.
similar words:
account, biography, description, history, impression, narrative, record
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  art, film, photography