Meaning of PROFILE in English

PROFILE

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

DNA profiling

low profile

He’s not the sort of politician to keep a low profile for long.

raise...profile (= make it more well-known )

Dr Hayward intends to raise the museum’s profile .

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

high

If that were the case then rugby, the high profile student sport, would lose out financially.

It provides a high profile and public relations for the city.

Still, I was determined to cash in on my success and maintain a high profile at the ground.

Operation Gemini was set up as a high profile battle against criminals.

Many victims of violence have been leading agitators against corruption, as well as high-profile leftist activists.

The new London store will have much in common with the Paris emporium, but will give men's fashion a much higher profile .

Morrissey deliberately used his high profile to construct a public figure of some importance.

Already the game has a higher profile .

low

But since then they have kept a low profile and not made their findings public.

During the event Clinton will keep a low profile .

They have always retained a low political profile .

I tried to keep a low profile , but people gave me all sorts of unsolicited comments.

Up to now they had kept a low profile , but they were becoming more militant.

After one recent ad campaign the chairman of Mexfam stepped down, insisting that Mexfam adopt a lower profile .

Unlike Demirel, Sezer likes to keep a low profile .

The three competing shipbuilding teams have opted for angular, low profiles without the jutting antennas and masts familiar to most vessels.

political

They have always retained a low political profile .

Last year, as Weld sought to raise his national political profile by backing California Gov.

Their political profile and financial value is increasing.

It is the price the arts must inevitably pay for a higher political profile .

His idea of success is based entirely on the growth of his budget, staff and political profile .

His difficulties have lain less in the gaining of a political profile , than in the control of administration.

public

The information obtained will enable the offeror and its advisers to build up a public profile of the target.

Subsequently, a serious accident at the company's water-theme park in Surrey had a detrimental effect on its public profile .

But he is raising his public profile with newspaper interviews on issues such as black empowerment.

However, it does seem to be well-policed, and you can't beat the high public profile .

Some charities with a high public profile , reap rich rewards, others find the competition far too stiff.

As we predicted, the first movers have enjoyed the advantages of sound management expertise and an increase in their public profile .

social

First, an economic and social profile of the Teifi Valley was drawn up.

Instead it is argued that the unusual social profile of lawbreakers did reflect social reality.

Overall, then, the main differences were in the social profile , and a greater number of social problems in women.

Difference in outcome may be related to different social profiles .

This social profile indicates that cattle stealing was not primarily a crime of the depressed classes.

Lesbians' low social profile may partly account for this.

Unlike most societies, the social profile of persons treated as criminal was not weighted towards the poor and otherwise disadvantaged.

■ VERB

adopt

The Commissioner has adopted a higher profile recently by exhibiting at various professional gatherings.

After one recent ad campaign the chairman of Mexfam stepped down, insisting that Mexfam adopt a lower profile .

A variety of approaches should be adopted to build a profile of nurses resident locally.

The president has not shoved her out the Cabinet door, but she has adopted a very low profile .

build

The information obtained will enable the offeror and its advisers to build up a public profile of the target.

Over time, by watching and playing with your child, you can build a profile of his likes and dislikes.

A variety of approaches should be adopted to build a profile of nurses resident locally.

fit

The two teenagers fit the profile perfectly.

The consultant then carefully observes the anchors and reporters to determine if they fit the viewer profile .

One pitcher who fits that profile is Boston right-hander Aaron Sele.

keep

But since then they have kept a low profile and not made their findings public.

Like every really smart lobbyist, Boggs knows the importance of being subtle and of keeping a low profile .

There was nothing she could do about it, other than keep a low profile and stay well out of his way.

Kendall keeps a low profile , refusing to grant on-the-record interviews with the news media.

Up to now they had kept a low profile , but they were becoming more militant.

During the event Clinton will keep a low profile .

One man who was keeping a low profile in the first race was newly-crowned champion Colin Edwards.

I tried to keep a low profile , but people gave me all sorts of unsolicited comments.

maintain

Still, I was determined to cash in on my success and maintain a high profile at the ground.

The First Lady had maintained an exemplary civic profile .

In the last 12 months great strides have successfully been taken in maintaining a high profile and promoting the industry.

Then while on their travels, they maintain lower profiles .

Since then, Bishop has maintained a comparatively low profile .

But in addition, despite controlling their staff by maintaining a high personal profile on political issues, proprietors also act directly.

Obviously, because the possession of heroin is illegal, users must maintain a low profile for fear of legal sanctions.

raise

Lothian Catering Services decided to launch its own cookbook to raise its profile both inside and outside the Region.

Meanwhile, McCracken is again raising his profile .

This is the latest effort in an 30-year struggle to raise the profile of engineering and improve its image.

Horn said during the 1992 games in Barcelona, Seiko raised its profile as an Olympic sponsor through heavy advertising.

It has raised the profile of solicitors that when we act for clients, we act in a professional capacity.

But he is raising his public profile with newspaper interviews on issues such as black empowerment.

And raise your profile at the same time.

This is a serious loss; the movement has raised the profile of debt relief and poverty reduction.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

keep a low profile

Many of the exiles have married, taken jobs, and generally kept a low profile.

She's keeping a low profile until the scandal is forgotten.

Western visitors to the region are asked to keep a low profile.

Apple kept a low profile for the first few days of the conference, making no major announcements or product introductions.

But since then they have kept a low profile and not made their findings public.

During the event Clinton will keep a low profile.

I decided to keep a low profile, after all I was a guest.

Kendall keeps a low profile, refusing to grant on-the-record interviews with the news media.

Like every really smart lobbyist, Boggs knows the importance of being subtle and of keeping a low profile.

There was nothing she could do about it, other than keep a low profile and stay well out of his way.

With police apparently keeping a low profile, the violence intensified during the night.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Amid the smoke, one could see the unmistakable profile of the Claremont Hotel.

an artist's sketch of McMillan's profile

Every week the magazine presents the profile of a well-known sports personality.

He has an attractive profile .

He sat by the window, his handsome profile outlined against the sky.

I heard a fascinating profile of Madeleine Albright on the radio yesterday.

They showed her a photo of a young brunette, taken in profile .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

And a passing glimpse of a profile clear as bronze, and at the moment of passing as aloof and serene.

It was part of the profile .

Margarett photographs the sculpture in profile and the soldier in profile just behind it: a double image.

That is interesting because the kind of scholarship is a dimension in the community service profile designed for the academic scholar.

The choice of the additional modules would depend on the student's need and achievement profile .

The overall risk profile of the debtors' ledger can also be assessed and continuously monitored.

The volcano was 3,102 metres high, and had a conical profile .

II. verb

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

keep a low profile

Many of the exiles have married, taken jobs, and generally kept a low profile.

She's keeping a low profile until the scandal is forgotten.

Western visitors to the region are asked to keep a low profile.

Apple kept a low profile for the first few days of the conference, making no major announcements or product introductions.

But since then they have kept a low profile and not made their findings public.

During the event Clinton will keep a low profile.

I decided to keep a low profile, after all I was a guest.

Kendall keeps a low profile, refusing to grant on-the-record interviews with the news media.

Like every really smart lobbyist, Boggs knows the importance of being subtle and of keeping a low profile.

There was nothing she could do about it, other than keep a low profile and stay well out of his way.

With police apparently keeping a low profile, the violence intensified during the night.

offender profiling

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Dorsey is one of the Harvard medical students profiled in the magazine.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Braque was profiled by Janet Flanner, who also wrote evocatively about Picasso and Matisse.

Neil Fitzgerald profiles the Virgin man turned health boss and now head of Oftel.

Racial profiling is the practice by police of considering a person's race or ethnicity in detaining suspects or making traffic stops.

The list profiled 30 online business-to-business leaders.

The singles Heartache and Goodbye Stranger both reached the top 20, and countless magazines profiled their public and private lives.

Will the historian of the future be adequately served if only the internal reports profiling donors survive?

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