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sculpture

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈskʌlp.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/
B1 the art of forming solid objects that represent a thing, person, idea, etc. out of a material such as wood, clay, metal, or stone, or an object made in this way: Tom teaches sculpture at the local art school. The museum has several life-sized sculptures of people and animals.
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sculptural
adjective uk   /ˈskʌlp.tʃə.rəl/  us   /-tʃɚ-/ specialized
Her delicate sculptural pieces (= works of art) are now selling in the USA and Japan.
Translations of “sculpture”
in Korean 조각…
in Arabic تِمْثال…
in Portuguese escultura…
in Catalan escultura…
in Japanese 彫刻…
in Italian scultura…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雕塑, 雕刻, 塑像…
in Russian скульптура, ваяние…
in Turkish heykeltraşlık, heykelcilik, heykeltraşlık sanatı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雕塑, 雕刻, 塑像…
in Polish rzeźba, rzeźbiarstwo…
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