Meaning of PROFILE in English

PROFILE

(~s, profiling, ~d)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

Your ~ is the outline of your face as it is seen when someone is looking at you from the side.

His handsome ~ was turned away from us.

N-COUNT

2.

If you see someone in ~, you see them from the side.

This picture shows the girl in ~.

N-UNCOUNT: in N

3.

A ~ of someone is a short article or programme in which their life and character are described.

A newspaper published ~s of the candidates’ wives.

N-COUNT: with supp, usu N of n

4.

To ~ someone means to give an account of that person’s life and character. (JOURNALISM)

Tamar Golan, a Paris-based journalist, ~s the rebel leader.

VERB: V n

5.

If someone has a high ~, people notice them and what they do. If you keep a low ~, you avoid doing things that will make people notice you.

...a move that would give Egypt a much higher ~ in the upcoming peace talks...

PHRASE: PHR after v

see also high-~

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