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half-length

Pronunciation: /ˈhæfˈleŋθ; ˌhɑːfˈleŋθ/

Translation of half-length in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • de medio cuerpo a half-length portrait un retrato de medio cuerpo
    Example sentences
    • Most of his 60 or so known paintings, mainly half-length portraits, date from 1642-6 after he had moved with Charles I's Civil War court to Oxford.
    • Caravaggio returns to the half-length format of his early genre scenes, but all naturalistic bravura and illusionistic detail are gone.
    • The most visually startling images were two half-length portraits from her ‘Bodybuilders’ series.

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