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  • adjective Capable of being portrayed.


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portray +‎ -able


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

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  • 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)


  • 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.



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