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semi-abstract

[sem-ee-ab-strakt, -ab-strakt, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm iˈæb strækt, -æbˈstrækt, ˌsɛm aɪ-/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or designating a style of painting or sculpture in which the subject remains recognizable although the forms are highly stylized in a manner derived from abstract art.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
Related forms
semi-abstraction
[sem-ee-ab-strak-shuh n, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm i æbˈstræk ʃən, ˌsɛm aɪ-/ (Show IPA),
noun
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