arrangement


arrangement
ar|range|ment
W2S2 [əˈreındʒmənt] n
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1¦(plan)¦
2¦(agreement)¦
3¦(way something is organized)¦
4¦(position)¦
5¦(music)¦
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1.) ¦(PLAN)¦ [C usually plural]
plans and preparations that you must make so that something can happen
arrangement for
I've agreed to help with arrangements for the party.
The family are making arrangements for his funeral.
Special arrangements can be made for guests with disabilities.
The hotel was full so we had to make alternative arrangements.
travel arrangements
2.) ¦(AGREEMENT)¦ [U and C]
something that has been organized or agreed on
= ↑agreement arrangement between
An arrangement between the two couples ensured there was always someone to look after the children.
arrangement with
The school has an arrangement with local businesses.
an arrangement to do sth
Maxine cancelled our arrangement to meet.
come to an/some arrangement (with sb)
(=make an agreement that is acceptable to everyone)
It would usually cost $500, but I'm sure we can come to some kind of arrangement.
Pets are permitted at the resort by prior arrangement.
3.) ¦(WAY SOMETHING IS ORGANIZED)¦ [C usually plural]
the way in which something is organized
The airport is currently reviewing its security arrangements .
domestic arrangements
4.) ¦(POSITION)¦ [U and C]
a group of things that are put in a particular position, or the process of doing this
arrangement of
the traditional arrangement of desks in rows
a beautiful flower arrangement
5.) ¦(MUSIC)¦
a piece of music that has been written or changed for a particular instrument
a piano arrangement of an old folk song

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  • arrangement — [ arɑ̃ʒmɑ̃ ] n. m. • XIIIe; de arranger ♦ Action d arranger; son résultat. 1 ♦ Action de disposer dans un certain ordre; la disposition qui en résulte. ⇒ disposition; assemblage, constitution, organisation. Arrangement d une maison, d un mobilier …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • arrangement — UK US /əˈreɪndʒmənt/ noun ► [C, usually plural] a plan or preparation for how something will happen: make an arrangement »There wasn t enough time for him to make alternative arrangements. arrangement (for sb) to do sth »Some people have very… …   Financial and business terms

  • Arrangement — Ar*range ment, n. [Cf. F. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. The manner or result of arranging; system of parts… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arrangement — ARRANGEMENT. sub. m. Ordre, état de ce qui est arrangé. Arrangement de livres. Arrangement de vases, de porcelaines, de tableaux. Il y a du goût dans l arrangement de ces meubles. [b]f♛/b] Il se dit aussi De la disposition et de l ordre qu on… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • arrangement — I (ordering) noun adaption, arraying, collocation, compositio, composition, conformation, conlocatio, formation, method, regularity, schematism, symmetry, systematization, uniformity II (plan) noun conception, concoction, contrivance, course of… …   Law dictionary

  • arrangement — Arrangement. s. m. v. Ordre, estat de ce qui est arrangé. Arrangement de livres. arrangement de vases, de porcelaines. Il se dit aussi de la disposition & de l ordre qu on observe dans un discours en mettant chaque terme à la place qui luy… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • arrangement — [n1] an understanding adjustment, agreement, compact, compromise, deal, frame up*, game plan*, layout*, organization, package*, package deal*, plan, preparation, provision, schedule, settlement, setup, terms; concept 684 arrangement [n2]… …   New thesaurus

  • arrangement — (n.) 1727, from Fr. arrangement, from arranger arrange (see ARRANGE (Cf. arrange)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Arrangement — (franz., spr. angsch māng), Anordnung, Einrichtung; Abfindung, Vergleich, gütliche Übereinkunft. Blumen A., Blumengewinde, Blumenkorb. – In der Musik heißt A. insbes. die Bearbeitung eines Tonstücks für andre Instrumente, als der Komponist es… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Arrangement — (frz., spr. angsch máng), Einrichtung, Anordnung; gütlicher Vergleich; Bearbeitung (s. Arrangieren). Arrangementsgeschäft, in Österreich s.v.w. Zeitgeschäft, im Gegensatz zu Kassageschäft …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • arrangement — may refer to a variety of formal or informal agreements concerning the conditions under which a bankrupt company may operate; often, it refers to an extension of time in which debt can be paid off. This was the term used under the old Chapter XI… …   Glossary of Bankruptcy


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