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Definition 1: the quality or customs or mannerisms characteristic of Asian civilizations - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where orientalism or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • orientalisms can be found in Mozart's operas

(orientalism is a kind of ...) an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

"the quality of mercy is not strained"

Definition 2: the scholarly knowledge of Asian cultures and languages and people - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for orientalism in the sense of this definition

(orientalism is a kind of ...) studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)

"the college of arts and sciences"

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