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art

noun /aːt/
painting and sculpture
arte
I’m studying art at college Do you like modern art? (also adjective) an art college/exhibition.
any of various creative forms of expression
arte
painting, music, dancing, writing and the other arts.
an ability or skill; the (best) way of doing something
arte
the art of conversation/war.
artful adjective clever; having a lot of skill (usually in a bad sense)
astuto; con artimaña
an artful thief.
artfully adverb
astutamente; con mucha maña
He artfully managed to avoid being blamed for the mistake.
artfulness noun
astucia; artimaña
It requires considerable artfulness to keep all your team members happy.
arts noun plural (often with capital) subjects such as languages, literature, and history, as opposed to sciences
Letras, Filosofía y Letras
the Faculty of Arts at the Univeristy of Leeds.
arty /ˈaːti/ /ˈaːrtsiː/ adjective ( artsy) (informal) wanting people to think you are interested in art
Fanes del Arte
It’s the kind of bar where arty types hang out.
arty-farty /ˈaːtiˈfaːti/ /ˈaːrtsiˈfaːrtsiː/ adjective ( artsy-fartsy) (informal) relating to or having an interest in the arts
Aficionado del Arte
The usual arty-farty crowd were at the exhibition.
art gallery /ˈaːt ˌɡæləri/ noun a building where paintings and other works of art are shown to the public.
Galeria de Arte
artwork /ˈaːtˌwəːk/ noun pictures and photographs prepared for a book or magazine.
Galeria
a work of art.
Obra de Arte
(Definition of art from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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