ensemble

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French ensemble.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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ensemble (plural ensembles)

  1. a group of separate things that contribute to a coordinated whole
  2. a coordinated costume or outfit; a suit
  3. ​a group of musicians, dancers, actors, etc who perform together; e.g. the chorus of a ballet company
    • 12 July 2012, Sam Adams, AV Club Ice Age: Continental Drift
      On paper, Continental Drift boasts a jaw-dropping voice cast, including but not limited to Jennifer Lopez, Patrick Stewart, Wanda Sykes, Aziz Ansari, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Nicki Minaj, Drake, and Alan Tudyk. But in practice, the overstuffed ensemble leaves the cast no room to distinguish themselves, and directors Steve Martino and Michael Thurmeier don’t seem interested in coaxing performances that might render their money stars less identifiable.
  4. (music) a piece for several instrumentalists or vocalists

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Verb[edit]

ensemble (third-person singular simple present ensembles, present participle ensembling, simple past and past participle ensembled)

  1. To put together in a coordinated whole.
    • 1908, Ohio State Board of Agriculture, Annual Report - Volume 62[1], page 969:
      Landscape gardening or landscape architecture is the art that seeks the production of the most beautiful landscape effects, ensembling the various objects of interest into a grand whole and harmonious unit.
  2. To perform in a musical ensemble.

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French ensemble.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: en‧sem‧ble

Noun[edit]

ensemble n (plural ensembles, diminutive ensembletje n)

  1. ensemble
  2. ensemble (group of musicians)
  3. (theater) troupe

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin insimul, a variant of simul.[1] See also Italian insieme.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ensemble

  1. together

Adverb[edit]

ensemble

  1. together

Noun[edit]

ensemble m (plural ensembles)

  1. an outfit
  2. (mathematics) a set

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1964, Albert Dauzat; Jean Dubois, Henri Mitterand, Nouveau dictionnaire étymologique (in French), Paris: Librairie Larousse:

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French ensemble, from Late Latin insimul.

Noun[edit]

ensemble n (definite singular ensemblet, indefinite plural ensembler, definite plural ensembla or ensemblene)

  1. an ensemble

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French ensemble, from Late Latin insimul.

Noun[edit]

ensemble n (definite singular ensemblet, indefinite plural ensemble, definite plural ensembla)

  1. an ensemble

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Old French[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

ensemble

  1. together

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

ensemble m (plural ensembles)

  1. ensemble (a coordinated costume or outfit)
  2. ensemble (a group of artists who perform together)
  3. (music) ensemble (a piece for several musicians)

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ensemble c

  1. ensemble; a coordinated costume or outfit; a suite
  2. ensemble; a group of musicians, dancers etc who perform together; the chorus of a ballet company
  3. (music) ensemble; a piece for several instrumentalists or vocalists

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