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mise en scène(mēz′ äN sĕn′)
n. pl. mises en scène (mēz′ äN sĕn′)
a. The arrangement of performers and properties on a stage for a theatrical production or before the camera in a film.
b. A stage setting.
2. Physical environment; surroundings.
[French, putting on stage : mise, putting (from Old French, from feminine of mis, past participle of mettre, to put, from Latin mittere, to send off) + en, on + scène, stage; see scene.]
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mise en scène(miz ɑ̃ sɛn)
a. the arrangement of properties, scenery, etc, in a play
b. the objects so arranged; stage setting
2. the environment of an event
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|Noun||1.||mise en scene - arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted|
flat - scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting
prop, property - any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie; "before every scene he ran down his checklist of props"
stage - a large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience; "he clambered up onto the stage and got the actors to help him into the box"
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mise en scènenoun
1. The properties, backdrops, and other objects arranged for a dramatic presentation:
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