the arts

plural noun

Definition of the arts

: painting, sculpture, music, theater, literature, etc., considered as a group of activities done by people with skill and imagination She's a patron of the arts. He wants the government to increase its funding for the arts.

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“The arts.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20arts. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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