Definition of 'portrayal'
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And some deeply sensitive portrayals of women as well. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Comedy and happy endings were of crucial importance, and she had a gift for the distinctive portrayal of positive characters. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They do not much like the movie portrayal in these parts of Palo Alto. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Its dialogue is gauche at times, but that is part of its credible portrayal of its characters, a likable pair. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We're all made up of the same stuff, and in the portrayal of these characters we can hold a mirror up to people. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'portrayal'
British English: portrayal NOUN
An actor's portrayal of a character in a play or film is the way that he or she plays the character.
He is well-known for his portrayal of a prison guard in the film.
Definition of portrayal from the Collins English Dictionary
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