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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

What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests, an interchange of services given and received; it is, in sum, simply a business from which those involved propose to derive a steady profit for their own self-love.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Every time a woman leaves the workforce because she can't find or afford childcare, or she can't work out a flexible arrangement with her boss, or she has no paid maternity leave, her family's income falls down a notch. Simultaneously, national productivity numbers decline.
Madeleine M. Kunin

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

The attempt to redefine the family as a purely voluntary arrangement grows out of the modern delusion that people can keep all their options open all the time.
Christopher Lasch

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
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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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