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por·trait

 (pôr′trĭt, -trāt′)
n.
1. A likeness of a person, especially one showing the face, that is created by a painter or photographer, for example.
2. A verbal representation or description, especially of a person.
3. A dramatic representation of a character: the actor's portrait of the famous general.
4. The orientation of a page such that the longer side runs from top to bottom.

[French, from Old French, image, from past participle of portraire, to portray; see portray.]
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portrait

(ˈpɔːtrɪt; -treɪt)
n
1. (Art Terms)
a. a painting, drawing, sculpture, photograph, or other likeness of an individual, esp of the face
b. (as modifier): a portrait gallery.
2. a verbal description or picture, esp of a person's character
adj
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing (of a publication or an illustration in a publication) of greater height than width. Compare landscape5a
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por•trait

(ˈpɔr trɪt, -treɪt, ˈpoʊr-)

n.
1. a likeness of a person, esp. of the face, as a painting, drawing, sculpture, or photograph.
2. a verbal picture or description, usu. of a person.
adj.
3. pertaining to, designating, or producing standard vertical orientation of computer output, with lines of data parallel to the two shorter sides of a page (contrasted with landscape).
[1560–70; < Middle French: a drawing, image, etc.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.portrait - a word picture of a person's appearance and character
characterisation, characterization, delineation, depiction, word picture, word-painting, picture - a graphic or vivid verbal description; "too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures"; "the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland"; "the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters"
2.portrait - any likeness of a person, in any mediumportrait - any likeness of a person, in any medium; "the photographer made excellent portraits"
half-length - a portrait showing the body from only the waist up
likeness, semblance - picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing
self-portrait - a portrait of yourself created by yourself
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portrait

noun
1. picture, painting, image, photograph, representation, sketch, likeness, portraiture Lucian Freud has been asked to paint a portrait of the Queen.
2. description, account, profile, biography, portrayal, depiction, vignette, characterization, thumbnail sketch a beautifully written and sensitive portrait of a great woman
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portrait

noun
One exactly resembling another:
Slang: ringer.
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Translations
صُورَةصورَه، لَوْحَهوَصْف
portrétobrazpodobiznapopis
portrætskildring
portreto
muotokuvapotretti
portret
arcképélethû leírás
portrettstaîar-/mannlÿsing
肖像画
초상화
aprakstsattēlsģīmetneportrets
portret
portret
porträtt
รูปวาดของคน
chân dung

portrait

[ˈpɔːtrɪt]
A. Nretrato m
to have one's portrait painted; sit for one's portraithacerse un retrato
B. CPD portrait format N (Comput, Publishing) → formato m vertical
portrait gallery Nmuseo m de retratos, galería f iconográfica
portrait painter Nretratista mf
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portrait

[ˈpɔːrtrɪt] nportrait m
to paint sb's portrait → faire le portrait de qn portrait galleryportrait gallery ngalerie f de portraitsportrait mode n
to output sth in portrait mode → imprimer qch à la françaiseportrait painter nportraitiste mf
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portrait

n
(also in words) → Porträt nt; to have one’s portrait paintedsich malen lassen; to sit for one’s portraitfür sein Porträt sitzen; to paint a portrait of somebodyjdn porträtieren
(printing format) → Hochformat nt

portrait

:
portrait painter
nPorträtmaler(in) m(f)
portrait photographer
nPorträtfotograf(in) m(f)
portrait photography
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portrait

[ˈpɔːtrɪt] nritratto
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portrait

(ˈpoːtrət) noun
1. a drawing, painting, photograph etc of a person. She had her portrait painted by a famous artist.
2. a written description of a person, place etc. a book called `A portrait of London'.
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portrait

صُورَة portrét portræt Porträt πορτραίτο retrato muotokuva portrait portret ritratto 肖像画 초상화 portret portrett portret retrato портрет porträtt รูปวาดของคน portre chân dung 肖像
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References in periodicals archive ?
(2016), Autoportrait, Grenoble: Presses universitaires de Grenoble
De outro lado, na segunda senda, para introduzir o espaco do que se coloca o luto antecipado, a nocao de sobrevida, desde dois fragmentos de Jean-Luc Godard (1996), em JLG/JLG: autoportrait de decembre.
A esos textos se le suman varios paratextos: un prologo de los editores, un epilogo del historiador Christophe Charle que introduce la transcripcion de los cursos y que funciona, a la vez, como prologo al manuscrito ("Opus infinitum") y un epilogo que cierra el libro firmado por una discipula de Bourdieu, Pascale Casanova ("Autoportrait en artiste libre ou 'Je ne sais pas pourquoi je me suis mele a ca'").
The other stolen works were Matisse's 'La Liseuse en Blanc et Jaune', Monet's 'Waterloo Bridge, London' and 'Charing Cross Bridge, London', Gauguin's 'Femme devant une fenetre ouverte', Meijer De Haan's 'Autoportrait' and Lucian Freud's 'Woman with Eyes Closed'.
Bref, contrairement a l'Allemagne ou les divisions existantes au sein de la societe allemande a l'egard des refugies (au sens commun) sont refletees par les representations mediatiques, la couverture mediatique canadienne des refugies syriens renforce un autoportrait flatteur du Canada comme une nation humanitaire, genereuse et accueillante.
1993 'Le Personnage de Philostrate dans la Vie d'Apollonios de Tyane: Autoportrait de l'auteur en biographie,' in: M-F.
Luke Willis Thompson's autoportrait (Chisenhale Gallery, London) "Every image can be torn to shreds and rebuilt within a different discursive constellation," reflected Luke Willis Thompson as he considered Diamond Reynolds's Facebook live stream of Philando Castile's brutal shooting and the video's parallel afterlives--the evidence was utilized as a rallying "prayer" for justice, misused on hate sites, and presented in court, where Reynolds's partner's killer was tragically acquitted.
Other works in the show include Autoportrait a l'atelier - a video by well-known French artist and pioneer of video art Ange Leccia, where the artist has filmed himself waiting in his studio for the apparition of an idea to appear; Tunisian Swiss artist Ismail Bahri's hypnotic video, Denouement, which plays on the slow and ghostly apparition of a human figure, from a diaphanous smudge; and Lebanese artist Dala Nasser's thought provoking installation featuring trauma blankets, marble dust and liquid latex.
Un theme surtout traverse cet << autoportrait fragmentaire >> mais coherent : << l'exil, l'eloignement, la distance >>.
De acuerdo con el estudio Le journaliste Belge en 2013: Un Autoportrait, (6) el 53% de los periodistas belgas tiene una opinion favorable sobre Le Conseil de Deontologie Journalistique, el 42% neutra y el 5% no esta satisfecho con la labor que realiza el Consejo.
On retrouve cet esprit dans les portraits de Chaim Soutine, de Moise Kisling, et meme dans cet etonnant autoportrait, ou il se peint en Pierrot, comme un clin d'&oelig;il a la Commedia dell'arte de son pays natal.