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arts and crafts

noun [plural] uk   us  
the skills of making objects, such as decorations, furniture, and pottery (= objects made from clay) by hand
Translations of “arts and crafts”
in Chinese (Traditional) 手工藝…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手工艺…
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