Meaning of “opus” in the English Dictionary

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"opus" in British English

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opusnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈəʊ.pəs/ us /ˈoʊ.pəs/ plural opuses or specialized opera

specialized written abbreviation Op. music a piece of music written by a particular musician and given a number relating to the order in which it was published:

Carl Nielsen's Opus 43 quintet

formal any work of art:

He showed us his latest opus, a truly awful painting of a vase of flowers.

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