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English definition of “classicism”


noun [U] uk   /ˈklæs.ɪ.sɪ.zəm/ specialized us  
a style in painting, sculpture, and building, based on particular standards in Greek and Roman art: Poussin was a famous exponent of classicism.
See also
Art history and artistic movements
(Definition of classicism from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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