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English definition of “sculpture”

sculpture

noun [C or U]     /ˈskʌlp.tʃər/ US  /-tʃɚ/
B1 the art of forming solid objects that represent a thing, person , idea , etc. out of a material such as wood , clay , metal , or stone , or an object made in this way: Tom teaches sculpture at the local art school . The museum has several life-sized sculptures of people and animals .Sculpture sculptural     /ˈskʌlp.tʃə.rəl/ US  /-tʃɚ-/ adjective specialized Her delicate sculptural pieces (= works of art ) are now selling in the USA and Japan.Sculpture
(Definition of sculpture noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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