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Definition of framed in English:


1(Of a picture, photograph, etc.) held in a frame: a framed photograph of her father
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  • A large framed picture of photographs of 38 Second World War servicemen from the Corston area is also being refurbished to mark the occasion.
  • Earlier in the day, while leafing through a stack of framed pictures, selecting a handful for the new bedroom, Graham came up with a bit of a shock.
  • The Freystrop artist has a wide variety of work on display, ranging from framed pictures to wall hangings and scarves.
2 [in combination] (Of a building) having a frame of a specified material: a traditional oak-framed house

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