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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.
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choreograph

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


Past participle: choreographed
Gerund: choreographing

Imperative
choreograph
choreograph
Present
I choreograph
you choreograph
he/she/it choreographs
we choreograph
you choreograph
they choreograph
Preterite
I choreographed
you choreographed
he/she/it choreographed
we choreographed
you choreographed
they choreographed
Present Continuous
I am choreographing
you are choreographing
he/she/it is choreographing
we are choreographing
you are choreographing
they are choreographing
Present Perfect
I have choreographed
you have choreographed
he/she/it has choreographed
we have choreographed
you have choreographed
they have choreographed
Past Continuous
I was choreographing
you were choreographing
he/she/it was choreographing
we were choreographing
you were choreographing
they were choreographing
Past Perfect
I had choreographed
you had choreographed
he/she/it had choreographed
we had choreographed
you had choreographed
they had choreographed
Future
I will choreograph
you will choreograph
he/she/it will choreograph
we will choreograph
you will choreograph
they will choreograph
Future Perfect
I will have choreographed
you will have choreographed
he/she/it will have choreographed
we will have choreographed
you will have choreographed
they will have choreographed
Future Continuous
I will be choreographing
you will be choreographing
he/she/it will be choreographing
we will be choreographing
you will be choreographing
they will be choreographing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been choreographing
you have been choreographing
he/she/it has been choreographing
we have been choreographing
you have been choreographing
they have been choreographing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been choreographing
you will have been choreographing
he/she/it will have been choreographing
we will have been choreographing
you will have been choreographing
they will have been choreographing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been choreographing
you had been choreographing
he/she/it had been choreographing
we had been choreographing
you had been choreographing
they had been choreographing
Conditional
I would choreograph
you would choreograph
he/she/it would choreograph
we would choreograph
you would choreograph
they would choreograph
Past Conditional
I would have choreographed
you would have choreographed
he/she/it would have choreographed
we would have choreographed
you would have choreographed
they would have choreographed
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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"
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Translations
johtaakoreografiaprojektisuunnitella

choreograph

[ˈkɒrɪəˌgræf] VTcoreografiar
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choreograph

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

vtchoreografieren
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choreograph

[ˈkɒrɪəˌgræf] vi & vt (ballet) → fare la coreografia (di)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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