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ars gratia artis

[ahrs grah-tee-ah ahr-tis; English ahrz grey-shee-uh ahr-tis, ahrs] /ˈɑrs ˈgrɑ tiˌɑ ˈɑr tɪs; English ˈɑrz ˈgreɪ ʃi ə ˈɑr tɪs, ɑrs/
Latin.
1.
art for art's sake.

Dei gratia

[de-ee grah-tee-ah; English dee-ahy-grey-shee-uh, de-ee] /ˈdɛ i ˈgrɑ tiˌɑ; English ˈdi aɪˈgreɪ ʃi ə, ˈdɛ i/
noun, Latin.
1.
by the grace of God.

exempli gratia

[ek-sem-plee grah-tee-ah; English ig-zem-plahy grey-shee-uh, -zem-plee] /ɛkˈsɛm pli ˈgrɑ tiˌɑ; English ɪgˈzɛm plaɪ ˈgreɪ ʃi ə, -ˈzɛm pli/
Latin.
1.
e.g.
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British Dictionary definitions for gratia

Dei gratia

/ˈdiːɪ ˈɡreɪʃɪə; ˈdeɪɪ ˈɡrɑːtɪə/
adverb
1.
by the grace of God

exempli gratia

/ɪɡˈzɛmplaɪ ˈɡrɑːtɪˌɑː/
uknown
1.
for the sake of example Abbreviation e.g., eg., eg
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Contemporary definitions for gratia
noun phrase

art for the sake of art

Examples

The Impressionists's motto was 'ars gratia artis'.

Word Origin

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