Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
profile /profile/
  • danh từ (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ)
    • nét mặt nhìn nghiêng; mặt nghiêng
    • sơ lược tiểu sử
    • ngoại động từ (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ)
      • về mặt nghiêng, trình bày mặt nghiêng, chụp mặt nghiêng
    Concise Dictionary
    +an analysis (often in graphical form) representing the extent to which something exhibits various characteristics
    +a side view representation of an object (especially a human face)
    +biographical sketch
    +degree of exposure to public notice
    +a vertical section of the Earth's crust showing the different horizons or layers
    +write about
    +represent in profile, by drawing or painting

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 outline, silhouette, contour, side-view:
    His aquiline nose shows up prominently in this profile.
    2 biography, (biographical or thumbnail or character) sketch, life, portrait, vignette:
    That profile of Allen in a well-known magazine did not do him justice
    3 analysis, study, survey, examination; graph, diagram, chart, list, statistics:
    The profile of the average newspaper reader revealed some interesting anomalies.
    4 describe, draw, sketch, limn:
    The editor phoned to say that they want to profile you in the Gazette's Sunday colour supplement.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 the outline of a person's face when you look from the side, not the front: his strong profile + a picture of the president in profile
    2 a description of sb/sth that gives useful information: a job / employee profile + We first build up a detailed profile of our customers and their requirements. + The magazine published a short profile of the new mayor. + His psychological profile is revealing.
    3 the general impression that sb/sth gives to the public and the amount of attention they receive: The deal will certainly raise the company's international profile. + We want to improve the profile of women's health issues.
    4 the edge or outline of sth that you see against a background: the profile of the tower against the sky
    Idioms: a high / low profile the amount of attention sb/sth has from the public: This issue has had a high profile in recent months. + I advised her to keep a low profile for the next few days (= not to attract attention).
    + verb [VN] (written) to give or write a description of sb/sth that gives the most important information: His career is profiled in this month's journal.
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 face seen from the side


    beautiful, handsome | strong | three-quarter




    in ~
    The painting shows her in profile.


    sb's best profile
    He presented his best profile to the camera.

    2 description of sb/sth


    detailed | age, career, psychological | company, customer | financial, social


    build up, construct, develop


    ~ of
    The data will enable us to construct a profile of the firm's customers.

    3 public image


    high, low
    She decided to keep a low profile until the scandal had died down.
    | public | political | corporate


    have | give sb/sth
    The story was given a low profile in today's papers.
    | improve, increase, raise
    a campaign to raise the profile of the city as a cultural leader
    | lower | keep, maintain | adopt

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