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mise–en–scène

noun \ˌmē-ˌzäⁿ-ˈsen, -ˈsān\
plural mise–en–scènes \-ˈsen(z), -ˈsān(z)\

Definition of MISE-EN-SCÈNE

1
a :  the arrangement of actors and scenery on a stage for a theatrical production
b :  stage setting
2
a :  the physical setting of an action (as of a narrative or a motion picture) :  context
b :  environment, milieu

Origin of MISE-EN-SCÈNE

French mise en scène
First Known Use: 1833

Related to MISE-EN-SCÈNE

Synonyms
decor (or décor), mise-en-scène, scene, set
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