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American English: /ɑrt/
British English: /ɑːt/

Translation of art in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 uncountable (object of aesthetics)
    arte (masculine)
    gen m in the singular and f in the plural
    art for art's sake she's studying art
    estudia Bellas Artes
    Renaissance/18th century art
    el arte renacentista/del siglo XVIII
    (before noun) (class)
    de arte
    (in school) de dibujo
    de arte (y ensayo)
    Example sentences
    • The Niland Gallery has one of the finest collections of modern Irish art in the world.
    • So the labels and the catalogue are of greater importance here than in an exhibition of more modern art.
    • What was striking about this year's fair was the appearance of more modern and contemporary art.
    Example sentences
    • She had a real flair for art and did some brilliant drawings and paintings while she was here.
    • This event features a range of activities across art, music, dance and film-making.
    • There is already table tennis but centre workers would like more activities, such as art projects.
    1.2 uncountable and countable (artwork)
    trabajos (masculine plural) artísticos
    an arts and crafts fair
    una feria de artesanía
  • 2
    also: arts plural
    2.1the arts
    la cultura y las artes
    (before noun) arts page
    sección (feminine) cultural
    página (feminine) de cultura
    Example sentences
    • Ingram first became involved with music and the arts through the dance program at SFU.
    • The charity will also concentrate on funding the arts through sponsorship of music, ballet, opera and film.
    • Boys are less likely than girls to read and take part in music and the arts.
    2.2 (British) (University)
    letras (feminine plural)
    (before noun) Arts student
    estudiante (masculine or feminine) de letras
  • 3 (no plural) (skill, craft) the art of the potter
    el arte del ceramista
    a dying/lost art
    un arte que se está perdiendo/que ya se ha perdido
    the art of persuasion/conversation
    el arte de la persuasión/conversación
    I never mastered the art of hanging wallpaper
    nunca llegué a dominar el arte del empapelado
    Example sentences
    • How important was the ability to practice the art of seduction for a modern spy?
    • No one knows for certain in what epoch the Arabs began to practice the art of balladry.
    • It's quite an art actually; it's amazing the speed that some of these line managers can work at.
  • [archaic] 2nd person singular present of → bethou art
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