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profile

pro·file

profile

 
pronunciation:
pro faIl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an outline or view of something from the side.
Her face has a delicate profile.
 
similar words:
biography, contour, features, outline, picture, portrait, silhouette, sketch, skyline
definition 2: a short story or report about someone that gives only the most important facts.
Profiles of the candidates were printed in the newspaper.
Word Parts
The word profile contains the following part:
fil2 Latin root that means thread, line
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