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fine art

noun uk   us  
[U] drawings, paintings, and sculptures that are admired for their beauty and have no practical useThe visual arts in general fine arts [plural] painting and sculpture: a fine arts degree The fine arts have suffered from a lack of government funding.The visual arts in general
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