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noun     portrait pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable] a painting, drawing, or photograph of someone, especially of their face only
  2. 2
    [countable] a description of someone or something, for example in a book
    portrait of:

    an interesting portrait of life under communism

  3. 3
    [uncountable] a way of arranging a page so that its short sides are at the top and bottom. The other way of arranging a page, with the long sides at the top and bottom, is called landscape.
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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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