Definition of low profile in English:
A position of avoiding or not attracting much attention or publicity: he’s not the sort of politician to keep a low profile
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- Our contacts warned us to keep a low profile and avoid foreign militants.
- Uncharacteristically Colin kept a very low profile during his short stay in Dublin this week.
- The group has always maintained a low profile and did not really have a great need to be visible as a group entity in India.
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1Avoiding attention or publicity: a low-profile campaign
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- Don't let the low-profile marketing campaign fool you: this is a very good film, and it heralds an emerging directorial talent.
- He and his mother have been running a bizarre low-profile campaign.
- According to her, possible security threats against Australians could have been dampened if Canberra had taken a low-profile stance with regard to the U.S.-led campaign against global terrorism.
2(Of an object) lower or slimmer than is usual for objects of its type.
- He says development of low-profile projector lamps will also help on saving precious space and mass.
- Fanner's use of low-profile, quieter fans suggests they share my concerns about cooler noise.
- Moreover, the prominence of unmanned turrets and overhead mountings will put it at a tactical disadvantage, and crewmen will wish to have a low-profile vehicle, which would be easily concealable.
2.1(Of a motor vehicle tire) of smaller diameter and greater width than usual, for high-performance use.
- So the springs and dampers are made firmer, the body sits 1.2in lower and the wheels become hefty 18 in items, with wide, low-profile tyres.
- Sportiness is achieved, and it even has a reasonable ride despite 17 in wheels and very low-profile tyres.
- Volvo's head office disagrees and says it is just a feature of driving on low-profile tyres.
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