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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A movement in literature and art during the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe that favored rationality and restraint and strict forms.

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  • classicism often derived its models from the ancient Greeks and Romans
  • It will be fun to see how the local form of ballet classicism is looking.
  • His style is described as classicism with a young modern twist.
  • These two critical and literary powers brought in the reign of what is called classicism in France. for more
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