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still lifenoun [C or U]

uk   us   (plural still lifes)
a type of painting or drawing of an arrangement of objects that do not move, such as flowers, fruit, bowls, etc.: We went to an exhibition of 17th century Dutch still lifes.
Translations of “still life”
in Chinese (Traditional) 靜物畫…
in Chinese (Simplified) 静物画…
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