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artwork

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Pronunciation: /ˈɑːtwəːk
 
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Definition of artwork in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1Illustrations, photographs, or other non-textual material prepared for inclusion in a publication: the technology can produce finished artwork for anything from press ads to corporate brochures the artwork on the dust jacket is repeated on the cover
More example sentences
  • Accordingly, there is no need for any new artwork or other materials to be produced.
  • But there is a big difference between the artwork and its publication in the mass media.
  • Friday night was spent finishing up the artwork for the vinyl version of the album.
1.1Paintings, drawings, or other artistic works: a collection of artwork from tribal cultures [count noun]: each artwork is reproduced in colour on a full page
More example sentences
  • To put it crudely, modern artists use past artworks freely for whatever they want.
  • His process of making intaglio prints results in artworks that are rich in texture.
  • There was an exciting selection of artworks on the visual arts trail in a variety of venues in the city.

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