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Noun: art  aa(r)t
  1. The creation of beautiful or significant things
    "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"; "art does not need to be innovative to be good";
    - artistic creation, artistic production
  2. The products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    "an art exhibition"; "a collection of fine art";
    - fine art
  3. A superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation
    "the art of conversation"; "it's quite an art";
    - artistry, prowess
  4. Photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication
    "the publisher was responsible for all the art in the book";
    - artwork, graphics, nontextual matter
Verb: art  aa(r)t
Usage: archaic
  1. Second person singular form of be
    "Thou art free"; "wherefore art thou?"

Derived forms: arts

Type of: creation, creative activity, superior skill, visual communication

Part of: publication

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