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composition

noun (MUSIC/ART)    /ˌkɒm.pəˈzɪʃ.ən/ US  /ˌkɑːm-/
B2 [C] a piece of music that someone has written: This concerto is one of her earlier / later compositions.Musical pieces C2 [U] the process or skill of writing music : At music school I studied piano and composition.Writing, reading and studying music C2 [C] the way that people or things are arranged in a painting or photograph : a group compositionArt and culturePainting, drawing and printing
(Definition of composition noun (MUSIC/ART) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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