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arts

arts

See also: arts. and ärts

English

Noun

arts

  1. plural of art.
    • 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 2, in The Mirror and the Lamp:
      That the young Mr. Churchills liked—but they did not like him coming round of an evening and drinking weak whisky-and-water while he held forth on railway debentures and corporation loans. Mr. Barrett, however, by fawning and flattery, seemed to be able to make not only Mrs. Churchill but everyone else do what he desired. And if the arts of humbleness failed him, he overcame you by sheer impudence.
  2. the humanities.
    1. the study of languages and literature.
    2. the study of literature, philosophy, and the arts.
  3. liberal arts.

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Catalan

Noun

arts

  1. plural of art

Danish

Noun

arts c

  1. genitive singular indefinite of art

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑrts/

Etymology

From Middle Dutch ersetere, arseter, arsete, from Old Dutch ercetere. The modern form is based on or influenced by German Arzt. All borrowed from Medieval Latin arcīāter, from Late Latin archīāter, from Ancient Greek ἀρχιατρός (arkhiatrós).

Noun

arts m (plural artsen, diminutive artsje n, feminine artse)

  1. (male) physician, doctor

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French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aʁ/
  • Rhymes: -aʁ

Noun

arts m

  1. plural of art

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Latvian

Participle

arts (def. artais)

  1. plowed; indefinite past passive participle of art 
    arts tīrumsplowed field

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Swedish

Noun

arts

  1. indefinite genitive singular of art