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English definition of “chiaroscuro”

chiaroscuro

noun [U] uk   /kiˌɑː.rəˈskʊə.rəʊ/ us    /-ˌɑːr.əˈskjʊr.oʊ/ specialized
the use of areas of light and darkness in a painting: Caravaggio is famous for his use of chiaroscuro.
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