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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

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

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

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

Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.
Charles Dickens
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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