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photograph

[ foh-tuh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈfoʊ təˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /
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noun

a picture produced by photography.

verb (used with object)

to take a photograph of.

verb (used without object)

to practice photography.
to be photographed or be suitable for being photographed in some specified way: The children photograph well.

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Origin of photograph

First recorded in 1839; photo- + -graph

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British Dictionary definitions for photograph

photograph
/ (ˈfəʊtəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /

noun

an image of an object, person, scene, etc, in the form of a print or slide recorded by a camera on photosensitive materialOften shortened to: photo

verb

to take a photograph of (an object, person, scene, etc)
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