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cho·re·o·graph

 (kôr′ē-ə-grăf′)
v. cho·re·o·graphed, cho·re·o·graph·ing, cho·re·o·graphs
v.tr.
1. To create the choreography of: choreograph a ballet.
2. To plan out or oversee the movement, development, or details of; orchestrate: aides who choreographed the candidate's tour.
v.intr.
To specialize in choreography.

cho′re·og′ra·pher (-ŏg′rə-fər) n.

choreograph

(ˈkɒrɪəˌɡræf)
vb
(Dancing) (tr) to compose the steps and dances for (a piece of music or ballet)

cho•re•o•graph

(ˈkɔr i əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf, ˈkoʊr-)

v.t.
1. to provide the choreography for: to choreograph a musical comedy.
2. to manage, maneuver, or direct.
v.i.
3. to engage in choreography.
[1875–80; back formation from choreography]

choreograph


Past participle: choreographed
Gerund: choreographing

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
I am choreographing
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Present Perfect
I have choreographed
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Past Continuous
I was choreographing
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Past Perfect
I had choreographed
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Future
I will choreograph
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
I will be choreographing
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been choreographing
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Conditional
I would choreograph
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.choreograph - compose a sequence of dance steps, often to music; "Balanchine choreographed many pieces to Stravinsky's music"
dance - an artistic form of nonverbal communication
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
2.choreograph - plan and oversee the development and details of; "The meeting between the two Presidents had been carefully choreographed"
mastermind, orchestrate, engineer, organize, organise, direct - plan and direct (a complex undertaking); "he masterminded the robbery"
Translations
johtaakoreografiaprojektisuunnitella

choreograph

[ˈkɒrɪəˌgræf] VTcoreografiar

choreograph

[ˈkɒriəgrɑːf]
vt [+ dance] → chorégraphier
vi (= compose dances) → chorégraphier

choreograph

vtchoreografieren

choreograph

[ˈkɒrɪəˌgræf] vi & vt (ballet) → fare la coreografia (di)
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