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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: photo- + -graph 'something written or drawn' (from Greek graphein 'to write')


1 noun
pho‧to‧graph1 S2 W2 also photo informal [countable]
TCP a picture obtained by using a camera and film that is sensitive to light:
a colour photograph
a black and white photograph
photograph of
I wish I had a photograph of Thomas.
He took a photograph of the hotel.
Tim was looking through an old photograph album (=book in which you put photographs).
Did you see Leo's photograph (=a photograph of Leo) in the newspaper?
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