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noun arrangement pronunciation in British English /əˈreɪndʒmənt/
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singulararrangement
pluralarrangements
  1. 1
    [countable] [often plural] a way of organizing things so that problems are solved or avoided
    I’m staying with Sally until my heating gets fixed – it’s just a temporary arrangement.
    make an arrangement: Her husband is away, so she’ll have to make other childcare arrangements.
    1. a.

      arrangements

      [plural] practical plans for managing the details of an event involving many people
      How are the wedding arrangements coming along?
      sleeping/seating arrangements
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  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] an agreement or plan that you make with someone else
    arrangement with: They have an arrangement with Pepsi-Cola to share distribution facilities.
    come to an arrangement: We’re trying to come to an arrangement about who should pay the legal fees.
    by arrangement: Evening meals are available by arrangement (=if you agree in advance).
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  3. 3
    [countable/uncountable] a set of things that have been arranged to look attractive
    a floral arrangement
    1. a.
      the way that things are arranged in a particular order or pattern
      the arrangement of bones in the skull
  4. 4
    [countable] music a piece of music that has been changed for a particular type of voice or instrument
    He will play his own arrangement of Handel’s Water Music.
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