plural of composition

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1 a literary, musical, or artistic production
  • the compositions of Michelangelo include the dome of St. Peter's, the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and his monumental statue of David

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2 a short piece of writing done as a school exercise
  • a teacher who is fond of having her class write compositions

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3 the way in which the elements of something (as a work of art) are arranged
  • student photographers learn the importance of composition in creating striking images

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4 a short piece of writing typically expressing a point of view
  • submitted a composition to the local newspaper for its special section marking Martin Luther King Day

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“Compositions.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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