Meaning of “classicism” in the English Dictionary

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"classicism" in British English

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classicismnoun [ U ]

us uk /ˈklæs.ɪ.sɪ.zəm/ specialized

a style in painting, sculpture, and building, based on particular standards in Greek and Roman art:

Poussin was a famous exponent of classicism.
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(Definition of “classicism” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)