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im·prov

 (ĭm′prŏv′)
n. Informal
1. Improvisation: practiced improv with my acting class.
2. An improvisation: did a funny improv about looking for a job.

improv

(ˈɪmprɒv)
n
improvised performance, esp by a comedian

im•prov•i•sa•tion

(ɪmˌprɒv əˈzeɪ ʃən, ˌɪm prə və-)

n.
1. an act of improvising.
2. something improvised.
[1780–90]
Translations

improv

[ˈɪmprɒv] nimpro f

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