Examples of portrayal in a sentence
his novel presents a moving portrayal of a woman searching for personal fulfillment and happiness
First Known Use of portrayal
PORTRAYAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of portrayal for English Language Learners
: the act of showing or describing someone or something especially in a painting, book, etc.
: the way in which an actor plays a character
PORTRAYAL Defined for Kids
Definition of portrayal for Students
: the act or result of showing in a portrait or describing in words or images The movie is an accurate portrayal of her life.
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