dilettante


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dilettante

a person who loves the arts
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The time of professionalization, of specialization, is goal oriented, measured, and calendrical, but the dilettante lingers, uses time less resolvedly, explores.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Ankara applies double standards to its dealings in the Middle East, where it behaves like a dilettante when pursuing foreign policy, according to Jacques Myard, deputy of France's opposition party, The Republicans.
Set in the late 80's (the contemporary times of when it was originally published), Master Keaton Volume 4 continues the story of Taichi Hiraga Keaton, a dilettante with military training.
He wrote: "As far as I can recall most senior managers seemed willing to accept the loudly-voiced government opinion that Morgan Kelly was a doomsday dilettante who only wanted attention.
This deplorable communication is dilettante approach to the detriment of the country, concludes Rizaov.
As a self taught expert Rouffaer was long seen as a dilettante, and he suffered because of that label.
Walk into a design shop run by an airy dilettante and you would be forgiven for wondering how a strange piece of balsa wood can 1.
The actor-director-poet-professor-artist-compulsive dilettante has donned yet another hat in recent weeks: digital content guru.
The novice is classed as a beginner who carries out a murder for the first time while a dilettante is slightly older and unlikely to have a criminal background.
condemnation," Sahakyan said recommending Bryza to refrain from dilettante and paradoxical comments on the Karabakh issue and the
a mis un terme a l'invincibilite du portier italien (949 minutes), tout en mettant au jour les manques d'une equipe dilettante.
He went to Spain for many reasons, one being to attend a writers' congress in Madrid, but he has been frequently criticised for being a dilettante, and a "poseur", wanting to appear heroic, without actually being so.