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"artist" in British English

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artistnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɑː.tɪst/  us   /ˈɑːr.t̬ɪst/
A2 someone who ​paints, ​draws, or makes sculptures: Monet is one of my ​favourite artists. someone who ​creates things with ​greatskill and ​imagination: He ​described her as one of the ​greatestfilm artists of the 20th ​century.

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

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artistnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɑr·t̬ɪst/
a ​person who ​paints, ​draws, or makes ​sculptures An artist is also an ​actor, ​musician, ​dancer, or other ​performer.
(Definition of artist from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “artist”
in Korean 예술가…
in Arabic فَنّان…
in Malaysian pelukis, artis…
in French artiste…
in Russian художник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 藝術家, 美術家, 畫家…
in Italian artista…
in Turkish ressam…
in Polish artyst-a/ka…
in Spanish artista…
in Vietnamese hoạ sĩ, nghệ sĩ…
in Portuguese artista…
in Thai ศิลปิน, นักแสดง, นักร้อง…
in German der/die Künstler(in)…
in Catalan artista…
in Japanese 芸術家, 画家…
in Chinese (Simplified) 艺术家, 美术家, 画家…
in Indonesian seniman, artis…
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