drawing Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “drawing” - Learner’s Dictionary


PICTURE [C] A2 a picture made with a pencil or pen: There were some children's drawings pinned up on the wall.Painting, drawing and printingArtistic styles and genres
ACTIVITY [U] A2 the skill or activity of making pictures using a pencil or pen: Do you want to do some drawing?Painting, drawing and printing
NUMBER/TICKET [C] US ( mainly UK draw) a competition that is decided by choosing a particular ticket or numberMiscellaneous games and activitiesGambling and bookmakingTaking risks
Translations of “drawing”
in Korean 그림, 제도…
in Arabic رَسْمة, الرَّسْم…
in Portuguese desenho…
in Catalan dibuix…
in Japanese 素描, 素描をすること…
in Italian disegno…
in Chinese (Traditional) 繪畫, 圖畫…
in Russian рисунок, рисование, лотерея…
in Turkish kalemle yapılan çizim, resim, resim/çizim yapma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 绘画, 图画…
in Polish rysunek, loteria, losowanie…
(Definition of drawing from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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