as in layout
the way in which something is sized, arranged, or organized an artistic arrangement of the vases on the shelf

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as in design
the way in which the elements of something (as a work of art) are arranged the close arrangement of the figures in the family portrait is meant to be symbolic of their close emotional attachment

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“Arrangement.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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