close-up

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close-up / ˈklōs ˌəp/ • n. a photograph, movie, or video taken at close range and showing the subject on a large scale: a close-up of her face they see themselves in close-up| [as adj.] a close-up view. ∎  an intimate and detailed description or study: [as adj.] the book's close-up account.