commercial art

[ kuh-mur-shuhl ahrt ]
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  1. graphic art created specifically for commercial uses, especially for advertising, illustrations in magazines or books, or the like.: Compare fine art.

Origin of commercial art

First recorded in 1920–25

Other words from commercial art

  • com·mer·cial art·ist, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for commercial art

commercial art

  1. graphic art for commercial uses such as advertising, packaging, etc

Derived forms of commercial art

  • commercial artist, noun

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