- Art produced or intended primarily for beauty rather than utility. (noun)
- Any of the art forms, such as sculpture, painting, or music, used to create such art. Often used in the plural. (noun)
- Something requiring highly developed techniques and skills: the fine art of teaching. (noun)
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