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the arts


  1. . imaginative, creative, and nonscientific branches of knowledge considered collectively, esp as studied academically

Example Sentences Including 'the arts'

But Saruman has long studied the arts of the Enemy himself, and thus we have often been able to forestall him.
J.R.R. Tolkien THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
From 1988 to 1997 he was chairman of the National Galleries of Scotland and was awarded his knighthood for his services to the arts.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
He could hardly be in any better odour with the authorities, given their latest shameful attack on the arts.
Appiganesi, Lisa Dreams of Innocence
His contribution to the arts , by giving millions of people the chance to see the best of rock music live on stage, has been very important.
NME (New Musical Express) (2004)
His interest in the arts contrasts with the fact that his least favourite school subject was art.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Knowing Jack McConnell, and his estimable wife Bridget, I am sure he will take the arts in Scotland very seriously.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
Richard Harries writes about their `spiritual dimension" in the context of the ambivalence towards the arts of many Christians today.
Gillett, David & Scott-Joynt, Michael (eds.) Treasure in the Field
Told him to send invitation to Daniel & Geraldine as they are rich & patronise the arts.
Bénédicte Newland and Pascale Smets AND GOD CREATED THE AU PAIR (2005)
We are not asked to opine on the arts in any meaningful way.
Globe and Mail (2003)


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