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arrangement


ar·range·ment  (-rnjmnt)
n.
1. The act or process of arranging: the arrangement of a time and place for the meeting.
2. The condition, manner, or result of being arranged; disposal: provided flowers and saw to their arrangement.
3. A collection of things that have been arranged: the circular arrangement of megaliths called Stonehenge.
4. A provision or plan made in preparation for an undertaking. Often used in the plural: made arrangements for surgery.
5. An agreement or settlement; a disposition: Our dog will be looked after by arrangement with a neighbor.
6. Music
a. An adaptation of a composition for other instruments or voices or for another style of performance.
b. A composition so arranged.


arrangement  /rendmnt/  n. 1 [C;U] agreement, understanding: By arrangement with our neighbor, our lawn will be mowed once a week while we are away. 2 [C] something made by putting things together: The flower arrangements at the wedding were beautiful. 3 [C] an adaptation, changed piece of music: The guitarist wrote a new arrangement of the old song. 4 to make arrangements for s.t.: to schedule, prepare, such as hotel and airline reservations: I have made all the arrangements for our summer vacation.

Thesaurus: arrangement(s) plans, preparations. arrangement

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