[pawr-tri-tist, -trey-, pohr-] /ˈpɔr trɪ tɪst, -treɪ-, ˈpoʊr-/

a person who makes .
/ˈpɔːtrɪtɪst; -treɪ-/
an artist, photographer, etc, who specializes in portraits


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    [pawr-tri-cher, pohr-] /ˈpɔr trɪ tʃər, ˈpoʊr-/ noun 1. the art or an instance of making . 2. a pictorial representation; . 3. a verbal picture. /ˈpɔːtrɪtʃə/ noun 1. the practice or art of making portraits 2. 3. a verbal description n. mid-14c., from Old French portraiture “portrait, image, portrayal, resemblance” (12c.), from portrait (see portrait).

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