Definition of ébauche in English:

ébauche

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Pronunciation: /eɪˈbəʊʃ
 
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noun

A rough or unfinished drawing or painting; a sketch.
More example sentences
  • The book includes oil sketches and ebauches by the Barbizon School.
  • "Arnault Officer" is more of a sketch than a true ebauche.
  • Several of his late ebauches, or sketches, predate in their impetuous composition and stark colour the work of the Fauve painters.

Origin

French.

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