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"artistic" in British English

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artisticadjective

uk   /ɑːˈtɪs.tɪk/  us   /ɑːrˈtɪs.tɪk/
B2 [before noun] relating to ​art: the artistic ​director of the ​theatre artistic ​endeavours a ​work of artistic ​merit
B2 able to ​create or ​enjoyart: His ​friends are all artistic - they're ​painters, ​musicians, and ​writers.
skilfully and ​attractively made: That's a very artistic ​flowerarrangement you have there.

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artistically
adverb uk   /ɑːˈtɪs.tɪ.kəl.i/  us   /ɑːrˈtɪs.tɪ.kəl.i/
(Definition of artistic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"artistic" in American English

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artisticadjective

 us   /ɑrˈtɪs·tɪk/
An artistic ​person has ​skill or ​ability in ​painting, ​dancing, ​singing, etc.
artistically
adverb  us   /ɑrˈtɪs·tɪk·li/
It was her most artistically ​impressiveperformance to ​date.
(Definition of artistic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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