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artist

noun
 
/ˈɑːtɪst/
A2 someone who makes art, especially paintings and drawings
Translations of “artist”
in Arabic فَنّان…
in Korean 예술가…
in Malaysian pelukis, artis…
in French artiste…
in Turkish ressam…
in Italian artista…
in Chinese (Traditional) 藝術家, 美術家, 畫家…
in Russian художник…
in Polish artyst-a/ka…
in Vietnamese hoạ sĩ, nghệ sĩ…
in Spanish artista…
in Portuguese artista…
in Thai ศิลปิน, นักแสดง, นักร้อง…
in German der/die Künstler(in)…
in Catalan artista…
in Japanese 芸術家, 画家…
in Indonesian seniman, artis…
in Chinese (Simplified) 艺术家, 美术家, 画家…
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