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adjective     artistic pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    relating to any form of art, including painting, music, literature, acting, and dancing

    cultural and artistic activities

    a dazzling display of artistic talent

    a director’s high artistic standards

    1. a.
      sensitive to art and beauty, and able to enjoy it

      an artistic temperament

      an artistic eye

  2. 2
    relating to drawing, painting etc

    She has considerable artistic ability.

    1. a.
      skilful at drawing, painting etc

      You don’t need to be very artistic to produce great designs.

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     artistically pronunciation in British English
/ɑː(r)ˈtɪstɪkli/ adverb


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