mise en scène

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Borrowing from French mise en scène.

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mise en scène ‎(plural mises en scène)

  1. Physical environment; surroundings.
  2. The arrangement of props and actors on a stage or for film.
    • 1998: H. Robert Cohen, Original Staging Manuals for Ten Parisian Operatic Premières, 1824–1843, page xiii (Pendragon Press; ISBN 9780945193616, 0945193610):
      For reasons explained in the previous volume, noticeably absent are mises en scène representing productions at the Théâtre-Italien.

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mise en scène f ‎(plural mises en scène)

  1. mise en scène (arrangement on a stage)
  2. contextualization (creation of a context for a story)

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mise en scène f (plural mises en scène)

  1. Alternative spelling of mise-en-scène