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Definition of mise en scène noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


    mise en scène

    NAmE//ˌmiz ɑn ˈsɛn//
    [singular] (from French)
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  1. 1the arrangement of scenery, furniture, etc. used on the stage for a play in the theater
  2. 2(formal) the place or scene where an event takes place Venice provided the mise-en-scène for the conference.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: mise en scène