portrayal

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (description)
a. la representación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I disagree with the portrayal of our city in the documentary.Estoy en desacuerdo con la representación de nuestra ciudad en el documental.
The portrayal of social class in the play is a satire of Baroque Spanish society.La representación de la clase social en la obra es una sátira de la sociedad barroca española.
b. la descripción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The article about the presidential candidate was not the most flattering portrayal.El artículo sobre el candidato presidencial no fue la descripción más halagadora.
2. (film, theater, television)
a. la interpretación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Many musicians objected to the portrayal of the crazed, abusive music teacher in the movie.Muchos músicos se indignaron con la interpretación del maestro de música trastornado y maltratador de la película.
3. (visual arts)
a. el retrato
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(likeness)
The bust is a striking portrayal of the prince.El busto es un retrato impresionante del príncipe.
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portrayal
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (description)
a. la descripción f, representación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (by actor)
a. la interpretación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
portrayal [pɔːˈtreɪəl]
noun
1 (Art) retrato (m)
2 (description) descripción (f); representación (f)
a most unflattering portrayal una representación nada halagadora or favorecedora
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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