Meaning of “aesthetics” in the English Dictionary

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"aesthetics" in British English

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aestheticsnoun [ U ]

US also esthetics uk /esˈθet.ɪks/ us /esˈθet̬.ɪks/

the formal study of art, especially in relation to the idea of beauty

(Definition of “aesthetics” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"aesthetics" in American English

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aestheticsnoun [ U ]

also esthetics us /esˈθet̬·ɪks/

art the formal study of the principles of art and beauty

(Definition of “aesthetics” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)