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English definition of “classicism”

classicism

noun [U]     /ˈklæs.ɪ.sɪ.zəm/ specialized
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 neoclassicism (neoclassical)Art history and artistic movements
(Definition of classicism noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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