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British English: /ˈprəʊfʌɪl/
American English: /ˈproʊˌfaɪl/

Translation of profile in German:


  • 1
    (side aspect) Profil, das
    in profile a drawing in profile
    eine Profilzeichnung
  • 2 (representation)
    Profilbild, das
    Umriss, der
  • 3
    (biographical sketch) Porträt, das of, on Gen.
  • 4
    (personal record) [Personal]akte, die
    interest profile
    Interessenprofil, das
  • 5 (vertical cross section)
    Längsschnitt, der
    (Architecture, Geology)
    Profil, das
    Schnitt, der
  • 7 [figurative]low profile [attitude]
    Zurückhaltung, die
    keep or maintain a low profile
    sich zurückhalten
    adopt a low profile approach [to something]
    sich [in einer Sache] zurückhalten
    high profile [tactics]
    starkes Engagement

transitive verb

  • 1
    (represent from side) im Profil darstellen
  • 2
    (outline) im Umriss abbilden

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