Definition of mise en scène noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    mise en scène

    BrE BrE//ˌmiːz ɒn ˈsen//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌmiːz ɑːn ˈsen//
    [singular] (from French)
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  1. 1the arrangement of furniture, scenery, lighting, etc. used on the stage for a play in the theatre, or in front of the camera in a film/movie
  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 American Dictionary entry: mise en scène