improvisation

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French improvisation.

Noun[edit]

improvisation ‎(countable and uncountable, plural improvisations)

  1. The act or art of composing and rendering music, poetry, and the like, extemporaneously; as, improvisation on the organ.
  2. That which is improvised; an impromptu.
  3. Musical technique, characteristic of blues music.
  4. The act of improvising, acting or going about something without planning ahead
    • 2012 September 15, Amy Lawrence, “Arsenal's Gervinho enjoys the joy of six against lowly Southampton”, in the Guardian[1]:
      The Ivorian is a player with such a liking for improvisation it does not usually look like he has any more idea than anyone else what he is going to do next, so it was an interesting choice.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From improviser +‎ -ation.

Noun[edit]

improvisation f ‎(plural improvisations)

  1. improvisation (all meanings)

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