keep a low profile

remain inconspicuous.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • keep a low profile — ► to avoid attracting attention to yourself: »The company has tried to keep a low profile since the controversy. Main Entry: ↑profile …   Financial and business terms

  • keep a low profile — LIE LOW, keep quiet, keep out of the public eye, avoid publicity, keep out of sight. → profile * * * keep/​maintain a low profile phrase to try to stop people from noticing you He was advised to keep a low profile in court. Thesaurus: to hide, or …   Useful english dictionary

  • low profile — noun a state of low visibility in which public notice is avoided he was never one to keep a low profile • Hypernyms: ↑visibility, ↑profile …   Useful english dictionary

  • low profile — UK US noun [S] ► the fact of activities or behaviour not attracting much attention or interest from the public, newspapers, television, etc.: »Despite a relatively low profile, the business has great potential for growth. have/keep/maintain a low …   Financial and business terms

  • low-profile — UK US noun [S] ► the fact of activities or behaviour not attracting much attention or interest from the public, newspapers, television, etc.: »Despite a relatively low profile, the business has great potential for growth. have/keep/maintain a low …   Financial and business terms

  • maintain a low profile — keep/​maintain a low profile phrase to try to stop people from noticing you He was advised to keep a low profile in court. Thesaurus: to hide, or to hide somethingsynonym Main entry: profile …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) low profile — a ˌhigh/ˌlow ˈprofile idiom the amount of attention sb/sth has from the public • This issue has had a high profile in recent months. • I advised her to keep a low profile for the next few days (= not to attract attention) …   Useful english dictionary

  • high/low profile — used to describe the amount of attention that someone or something is given The actor s high profile helped promote the movie. The company has kept a high profile in the computer industry. I don t really like attention, so I try to keep/maintain… …   Useful english dictionary

  • profile — ▪ I. profile pro‧file 1 [ˈprəʊfaɪl ǁ ˈproʊ ] noun [countable] 1. a short description of someone or something, giving the most important details about them: profile of • A profile of the company in the latest edition of Barron s contributed to… …   Financial and business terms

  • profile — noun 1 face seen from the side ADJECTIVE ▪ handsome ▪ strong ▪ three quarter VERB + PROFILE ▪ present ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • profile — I. noun Etymology: Italian profilo, from profilare to draw in outline, from pro forward (from Latin) + filare to spin, from Late Latin more at file Date: 1645 1. a representation of something in outline; especially a human head or face… …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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