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Main Entry: 1pic·ture
Pronunciation: primarystresspik-chschwar
Function: noun
1 : a design or image made on a surface (as by painting, drawing, or photography)
2 a : a clear description in words <the book gives us a picture of another way of life> b : a mental image : IDEA <do you get the picture?>
3 : a particular combination of circumstances : SITUATION <an improvement of the economic picture>
4 a : an exact likeness : COPY b : a perfect symbol of something : EMBODIMENT <the picture of health>
5 a : an image on a screen b : MOTION PICTURE
- picture adjective

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