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Definition of Arrangement

Arrangement

  1. The act of arranging or putting in an orderly condition; the state of being arranged or put in order; disposition in suitable form.
  2. The manner or result of arranging; system of parts disposed in due order; regular and systematic classification; as, arrangement of one's dress; the Linnaean arrangement of plants.
  3. Preparatory proceeding or measure; preparation; as, we have made arrangement for receiving company.
  4. Settlement; adjustment by agreement; as, the parties have made an arrangement between themselves concerning their disputes; a satisfactory arrangement.
  5. The adaptation of a composition to voices or instruments for which it was not originally written.
  6. A piece so adapted; a transcription; as, a pianoforte arrangement of Beethoven's symphonies; an orchestral arrangement of a song, an opera, or the like.

Arrangement Quotations

Impressed with a conviction that the due administration of justice is the firmest pillar of good government, I have considered the first arrangement of the judicial department as essential to the happiness of our country and to the stability of its' political system - hence the selection of the fittest characters to expound the laws, and dispense justice, has been an invariable object of my anxious concern.
George Washington

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.
Thomas Jefferson

In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion; second, the language; third the proper arrangement of the various parts of the speech.
Aristotle

Why must art be static? You look at an abstraction, sculptured or painted, an entirely exciting arrangement of planes, spheres, nuclei, entirely without meaning. It would be perfect, but it is always still. The next step in sculpture is motion.
Alexander Calder

Take one flower that you like and get lots of them. And don't try to 'arrange' them. It's surprisingly hard to do a flower arrangement the way a florist does one. Instead, bunch them all together or put them in a series of small vases all down the table.
Ina Garten
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Arrangement Translations

arrangement in Danish is indbo
arrangement in Dutch is akkoord, maatregel
arrangement in German is Abmachung {f}, Anordnung {f}
arrangement in Italian is ordinamento, ordine, allegato
arrangement in Norwegian is ordning
arrangement in Portuguese is arranjo
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