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noun art sculpture pronunciation in British English /ˈskʌlptʃə(r)/ 
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a solid object that someone makes as a work of art by shaping a substance such as stone, metal, or wood

    Works to be shown include sculptures by Houdon and Carpeaux.

    a sale of 19th-century European paintings and sculpture

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  2. 2
    [uncountable] the art of making sculptures

    He was professor of sculpture at the Academy.

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