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Noun portrayal has 5 senses
  1. portrayal, portraiture, portrait - a word picture of a person's appearance and character
    --1 is a kind of word picture, word-painting, delineation, depiction, picture, characterization, characterisation
    Derived form: verb portray1
  2. portrayal, characterization, enactment, personation - acting the part of a character on stage; dramaticially representing the character by speech and action and gesture
    --2 is a kind of acting, playing, playacting, performing
    --2 has particulars:
     impression; character, role, theatrical role, part, persona
    Derived form: verb portray3
  3. depicting, depiction, portraying, portrayal - a representation by picture or portraiture
    --3 is a kind of representational process
    --3 has particulars: mirror
    Derived form: verb portray2
  4. portrait, portrayal - any likeness of a person; "the photographer made excellent portraits"
    --4 is a kind of likeness, semblance
    --4 has particulars: half-length
  5. depiction, delineation, portrayal - representation by drawing or painting etc
    --5 is a kind of pictorial representation, picturing
    --5 has particulars: portraiture
    Derived form: verb portray4
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