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English definition of “painting”

painting

noun uk   /ˈpeɪn.tɪŋ/ us    /-t̬ɪŋ/
A2 [C or U] a picture made using paint: The walls are covered in oil paintings. an exhibition of 19th-century French painting A2 [U] the skill or activity of making a picture or putting paint on a wall: We were taught painting and drawing at art college. When we bought the house, we had to do a lot of painting and redecorating.
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