profile

profile
noun
(the view of a face, head etc from the side; a side view: She has a beautiful profile.) perfil
profile n perfil
profile
tr['prəʊfaɪl]
noun
1 (side view) perfil nombre masculino
in profile de perfil
2 (description) perfil nombre masculino; (written) reseña; (biography) reseña biográfica
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to keep a low profile intentar pasar desapercibido,-a
profile ['pro:.faɪl] n
: perfil m
a portrait in profile: un retrato de perfil
to keep a low profile: no llamar la atención, hacerse pasar desapercibido
profile
n.
perfil (Aeronáutica) s.m.
v.
perfilar v.

I 'prəʊfaɪl
noun
1)
a) (side view) perfil m

in profile — de perfil

b) (outline) perfil m, contorno m
2) (description) perfil m; (written) reseña f
3) (status)

to raise the profile of educational matters — dar* más relieve a las cuestiones relativas a la enseñanza

to have a high profile — tener* un papel preponderante, ocupar un lugar destacado

to keep a low profile — tratar de pasar desapercibido or de no llamar la atención


II
transitive verb \<\<situation\>\> hacer* un esbozo de

to profile somebody's life — hacer* una reseña biográfica de alguien

['prǝʊfaɪl]
1. N
1) (=side view, outline) perfil m

in profile — de perfil

2) (=description, portrait) reseña f , perfil m ; (TV programme) perfil m ; customer 2.
3) (=public image)

her work with the Fund has given her a very high profile — la labor que ha realizado para el Fondo ha dado gran relieve a su figura or la ha lanzado a un primer plano

military men continued to have a high profile in the administration — los militares seguían ocupando una posición destacada en la administración

to keep or maintain a low profile — tratar de pasar desapercibido

to raise the profile of sth/sb — realzar la imagen de algo/algn

high-profile
2. VT
1) (=show in profile) perfilar
2) (=describe) [+ situation, candidate] describir; [+ person's life] hacer un perfil de
* * *

I ['prəʊfaɪl]
noun
1)
a) (side view) perfil m

in profile — de perfil

b) (outline) perfil m, contorno m
2) (description) perfil m; (written) reseña f
3) (status)

to raise the profile of educational matters — dar* más relieve a las cuestiones relativas a la enseñanza

to have a high profile — tener* un papel preponderante, ocupar un lugar destacado

to keep a low profile — tratar de pasar desapercibido or de no llamar la atención


II
transitive verb \<\<situation\>\> hacer* un esbozo de

to profile somebody's life — hacer* una reseña biográfica de alguien


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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