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Dictionary definition for: Composition

1. (n) a mixture of ingredients

2. (n) the way in which someone or something is composed

3. (n) the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole; "harmonious composition is essential in a serious work of art"

4. (n) a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"

5. (n) musical creation

6. (n) the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him" "it was a matter of disputed authorship"

7. (n) art and technique of printing with movable type

8. (n) an essay (especially one written as an assignment) "he got an A on his composition"

9. (n) something that is created by arranging several things to form a unified whole; "he envied the composition of their faculty"

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