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[n] the act of arranging a piece of music
[n] the spatial property of the way in which something is placed; "the arrangement of the furniture"; "the placement of the chairs"
[n] an organized structure for arranging or classifying; "he changed the arrangement of the topics"; "the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original"; "he tried to understand their system of classification"
[n] the thing arranged or agreed to; "they made arrangements to meet in Chicago"
[n] a piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments
[n] an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging; "a flower arrangement"

Misc. Definitions

\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.
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 Linn[ae]an 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. (Mus.) (a) The adaptation of a composition to voices or instruments for which it was not originally written. (b) 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.

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