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arts meaning

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    Definition of arts in English Dictionary

  • NounBFart
    1. plural of art.
      1. That the young Mr. Churchills liked—but they did not like him coming round of an evening and drinking weak whisky-and-water while he held forth on railway debentures and corporation loans. Mr. Barrett, however, by fawning and flattery, seemed to be able to make not only Mrs. Churchill but everyone else do what he desired. And if the arts of humbleness failed him, he overcame you by sheer impudence.
    2. the humanities.
      1. liberal arts.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The government provides support to the arts in several ways.
          • There was a healthy crowd: a mix of what looked like well-heeled uptowners, scruffy Brooklyn bohemians and clean-scrubbed Asian art students.
          • The Chicago dealer Kavi Gupta has presold — in large part through JPEGs — his current exhibition of paintings by Claire Sherman, a 2005 graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Art thou the slave that with thy breath hast kill'd/ Mine innocent child? Shakespeare. Much Ado About Nothing.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • John majored in Computer Science, while Jane majored in Art.
          • The Kremlin announced plans to increase funding for museums and the arts.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Noun forms
            • Noun plural forms
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        2. en artsy
        3. en arts.
        4. en artsily
        5. en artsman
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        Meaning of arts for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "arts" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form.
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