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"drawing" in British English

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drawingnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈdrɔː.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈdrɑː-/
A2 the ​act of making a ​picture with a ​pencil or ​pen, or a ​picture made in this way: Rosie ​loves drawing. She gave me a ​beautiful drawing of a ​horse.

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

"drawing" in American English

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drawingnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈdrɔ·ɪŋ/
the ​art or ​process of making ​pictures with a ​pencil, ​pen, etc., or a ​picture made in this way: [C] a ​beautiful drawing of ​flowers [U] I ​plan to take a ​course in drawing next ​semester.
(Definition of drawing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “drawing”
in Arabic رَسْمة, الرَّسْم…
in Korean 그림, 제도…
in Portuguese desenho…
in Catalan dibuix…
in Japanese 素描, 素描をすること…
in Chinese (Simplified) 绘画, 图画…
in Turkish kalemle yapılan çizim, resim, resim/çizim yapma…
in Russian рисунок, рисование, лотерея…
in Chinese (Traditional) 繪畫, 圖畫…
in Italian disegno…
in Polish rysunek, loteria, losowanie…
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