depiction

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From French dépiction, from Latin depictio.

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depiction (plural depictions)

  1. a lifelike image of something, either verbal or visual
  2. a drawing or painting
  3. a representation
    • 2005 May 23, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld, The World Hitler Never Made: Alternate History and the Memory of Nazism[1], Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 182:
      If Demandt's essay served as a strident example of the German desire for normalcy, a more subtle example was provided by a brief allohistorical depiction of a Nazi victory in World War II written by German historian Michael Salewski in 1999.

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