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

Translation of profile in Spanish:


  • 2 (description) profiles of several young authors
    reseñas (feminine plural) sobre varios escritores jóvenes
    an accurate consumer profile
    un perfil fiable del consumidor tipo
    psychological/DNA profile
    perfil psicológico/del AND
    Example sentences
    • The Guardian also has a short profile, with some links to other articles…
    • The idea is simple: 99 people, products, services or organizations that are remarkable, each with a short profile.
    • He wrote a short profile on each member of the panel that was on board the plane that evening.
  • 3 (status) to raise the profile of educational matters
    dar más relieve a las cuestiones relativas a la enseñanza
    the army had a high profile in national life
    el ejército tenía un papel preponderante or ocupaba un lugar destacado en la vida del país
    to keep a low profile
    tratar de pasar desapercibido or de no llamar la atención

transitive verb

  • (situation)
    hacer un esbozo de
    to profile somebody's life
    hacer una reseña biográfica de alguien
    the designer will be profiled in our next issue
    el próximo número incluye una nota or reseña sobre el diseñador
    Example sentences
    • I intend to write an article profiling Chris Raab, co-star of the MTV reality show Jackass and most recently Viva La Bam.
    • The article profiled Charles River Laboratories and gave the impression that the company is increasing its efforts at developing and marketing nonanimal tests.
    • Years ago I profiled him, prompting a complaint that I had described him as middle-class, since his father was a doctor.
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