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profile

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishldoce_273_aprofilepro‧file1 /ˈprəʊfaɪl $ ˈproʊ-/ ●●○ W3 noun [countable]  1 headSHAPE a side view of someone’s head Dani has a lovely profile.in profile I only saw her face in profile.2 descriptionDESCRIBE a short description that gives important details about a person, a group of people, or a place a job profileprofile of a short profile of the actor3 high profile4 keep a low profile5 raise somebody’s profile6 ldoce_273.png shapeSHAPE an edge or a shape of something seen against a background the sharp profile of the western foothills against the sky
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profileAnd a passing glimpse of a profile clear as bronze, and at the moment of passing as aloof and serene.The choice of the additional modules would depend on the student's need and achievement profile.He has an attractive profile.The volcano was 3,102 metres high, and had a conical profile.I heard a fascinating profile of Madeleine Albright on the radio yesterday.He sat by the window, his handsome profile outlined against the sky.Margarett photographs the sculpture in profile and the soldier in profile just behind it: a double image.They showed her a photo of a young brunette, taken in profile.The overall risk profile of the debtors' ledger can also be assessed and continuously monitored.an artist's sketch of McMillan's profileThat is interesting because the kind of scholarship is a dimension in the community service profile designed for the academic scholar.It was part of the profile.Every week the magazine presents the profile of a well-known sports personality.Amid the smoke, one could see the unmistakable profile of the Claremont Hotel.in profileOn the wall was a drawing of her in profile.profile ofBarcelona was the subject of a recent travel section profile.The agency also gave a brief biographical profile of Buckley to the press.
profileprofile2 verb [transitive]  ALto write or give a short description of someone or something The new Chief Executive was profiled in yesterday’s newspaper.→ See Verb table
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profileThe list profiled 30 online business-to-business leaders.Braque was profiled by Janet Flanner, who also wrote evocatively about Picasso and Matisse.Will the historian of the future be adequately served if only the internal reports profiling donors survive?Dorsey is one of the Harvard medical students profiled in the magazine.Racial profiling is the practice by police of considering a person's race or ethnicity in detaining suspects or making traffic stops.Neil Fitzgerald profiles the Virgin man turned health boss and now head of Oftel.The singles Heartache and Goodbye Stranger both reached the top 20, and countless magazines profiled their public and private lives.
From Longman Business Dictionaryprofilepro‧file1 /ˈprəʊfaɪlˈproʊ-/ noun [countable]1a short description of someone or something, giving the most important details about themprofile ofA profile of the company in the latest edition of Barron’s contributed to interest in the stock.expectations that the company’sfinancial profile will begin to strengthen2used to talk about how much things are noticed and the degree to which they are given attentionThe bank wants to raise its profile (=become better known) as an asset manager for wealthier individuals.Mr Dershowitz is a high-profile defense attorney.Despite his broad influence in the world’s second-largest computer company, Mr. Smith has a low profile in the industry as a whole.He asked Mr Curry to keep a low profile (=not to draw attention to himself) until the nomination was confirmed. age profile customer profile demographic profile risk profileprofileprofile2 verb [transitive] to give a short description of someone or something in a newspaper, television programme etcThe stock was favorably profiled in Friday’s edition of ‘Investor’s Daily’.Dewar’s ad campaign profiling interesting individuals→ See Verb table
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Verb table
profile
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyprofile
he, she, itprofiles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyprofiled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave profiled
he, she, ithas profiled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad profiled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill profile
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have profiled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam profiling
he, she, itis profiling
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you, we, theyare profiling
Past
I, he, she, itwas profiling
you, we, theywere profiling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been profiling
he, she, ithas been profiling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been profiling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be profiling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been profiling
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