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sketch

noun [C] uk   us   /sketʃ/

sketch noun [C] (SIMPLE SHAPE/FORM)

C1 a simple, quickly-made drawing that does not have many details: My mother made a (pencil) sketch of my brother reading a book.C2 a short written or spoken story that does not have many details
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sketch noun [C] (HUMOROUS PERFORMANCE)

C1 a short, humorous part of a longer show on stage, television, or radio: I thought the sketch about celebrity chefs was really funny.

sketch

verb [I or T] uk   us   /sketʃ/
to make a sketch of something: The art students were told to sketch the landscape. When I have some spare time, I like to sketch. The artist has sketched out a design for the new school.
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