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work of art

noun [C] uk   us   (plural works of art)
an object made by an artist of great skill, especially a painting, drawing, or statue: The thieves stole several valuable works of art.
Translations of “work of art”
in Korean 예술품…
in Arabic عَمَل فَنّي…
in Portuguese obra de arte…
in Catalan obra d’art…
in Japanese 芸術品…
in Italian opera d’arte…
in Chinese (Traditional) 藝術品(尤指繪畫、雕塑等)…
in Russian произведение искусства…
in Turkish başyapıt, şaheser…
in Chinese (Simplified) 艺术品(尤指绘画、雕塑等)…
in Polish dzieło sztuki…
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