Definitions

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  • adjective Capable of being portrayed.

Etymologies

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portray +‎ -able

Examples

  • The first of these is necessary, of course, because it is politically important that the outcome be portrayable as a victory for you.

    How Obama Can Put the Force Behind Health-Care Reform

  • Van de Waal has elabor - ated a system in which the first five main sections classify five fundamental groups of portrayable things, namely: (1) The Supernatural, (2) Nature, (3) Man, (4)

    ICONOGRAPHY

  • As an endeavor to classify “all portrayable” things, persons, events, and ideas, and to create a consistent method to describe every possible image, van de Waal's system may be considered as one of the important achievements of the “iconographical stage” in the development of art history.

    ICONOGRAPHY

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