composition ( compositions plural )
1 n-uncount When you talk about the composition of something, you are referring to the way in which its various parts are put together and arranged.
usu with supp, oft N of n
Television has transformed the size and social composition of the audience at great sporting occasions..., Forests vary greatly in composition from one part of the country to another.
2 n-count The compositions of a composer, painter, or other artist are the works of art that they have produced.
Mozart's compositions are undoubtedly amongst the world's greatest.
3 n-count A composition is a piece of written work that children write at school.
4 n-uncount Composition is the technique or skill involved in creating a work of art.
He taught the piano, organ and composition...
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