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composition

noun
 
 
/ˌkɒmpəˈzɪʃən/
PARTS [U] the parts, substances, etc that something consists of: the composition of the atmosphereComprising and consisting ofIncluding and containing
MUSIC [C] B2 a piece of music that someone has written: The children played their own compositions in the concert.Musical pieces
WRITING MUSIC [U] the process or skill of writing music: He taught composition at Yale.Writing, reading and studying music
WRITING [C, U] B1 a short piece of writing about a particular subject, done by a studentPapers and compositions
ARRANGEMENT [U] the way that people or things are arranged in a painting or photographClassifying and creating orderRepresentation in art and in general
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