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Dictionary Definition

ensemble

Noun

1 a group of musicians playing or singing together; "a string ensemble"
2 a cast other than the principles [syn: supporting players]
3 the chorus of a ballet company [syn: corps de ballet]
4 an assemblage of parts or details (as in a work of art) considered as forming a whole [syn: tout ensemble]
5 a coordinated outfit (set of clothing)

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English

Noun

  1. a group of separate things that contribute to a coordinated whole
  2. a coordinated costume or outfit; a suite
  3. a group of musicians, dancers etc who perform together; the chorus of a ballet company
  4. a piece for several instrumentalists or vocalists

Translations

a group of separate things that contribute to a coordinated whole
  • Croatian: ansambl
  • Finnish: kokonaisuus
  • German: Ensemble
a coordinated costume or outfit; a suite
a group of musicians, dancers etc who perform together; the chorus of a ballet company
  • Croatian: ansambl
  • Finnish: yhtye, ensemble
  • German: Ensemble
  • Slovene: ansambel
a piece for several instrumentalists or vocalists
  • Croatian: ansambl
  • Finnish: ensemble
  • German: Ensemble

French

Pronunciation

Adjective

ensemble

Adverb

ensemble
  1. Together

Noun

ensemble m
  1. A set

Extensive Definition

Ensemble may refer to:
Ensemble may also refer to:
ensemble in German: Ensemble
ensemble in Estonian: Ansambel
ensemble in Esperanto: Ensemblo
ensemble in Georgian: ანსამბლი
ensemble in Dutch: Ensemble
ensemble in Japanese: アンサンブル
ensemble in Russian: Ансамбль
ensemble in Swedish: Ensemble
ensemble in Ukrainian: Ансамбль

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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