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English definition of “painting”

painting

noun     /ˈpeɪn.tɪŋ/ US  /-t̬ɪŋ/
A2 [C or U] a picture made using paint : The walls are covered in oil paintings. an exhibition of 19th-century French paintingPictures A2 [U] the skill or activity of making a picture or putting paint on a wall : We were taught painting and drawing at art college . When we bought the house , we had to do a lot of painting and redecorating .Painting, drawing and printingInterior decoration
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