improvisation

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noun im·pro·vi·sa·tion \(ˌ)im-ˌprä-və-ˈzā-shən, ˌim-prə-və- also ˌim-prə-(ˌ)vī-\

Definition of improvisation

  1. 1 :  the act or art of improvising

  2. 2 :  something (as a musical or dramatic composition) improvised

improvisational

play \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective

improvisationally

adverb

Examples of improvisation in a sentence

  1. <that comedy skit was a totally unrehearsed improvisation>

1786

First Known Use of improvisation

1786

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IMPROVISATION Defined for Kids

improvisation

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noun im·pro·vi·sa·tion \im-ˌprä-və-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of improvisation for Students

  1. 1 :  the act or art of speaking or performing without practicing or preparing ahead of time

  2. 2 :  something that is improvised



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