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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   (=make-up)  
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.   (=essay)  
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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