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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch composicie, from Middle French composition, from Old French composicion, from Latin compositiō, from componere (to put together). The modern spelling is borrowed from French composition.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔm.poːˈzi.(t)si/
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  • Hyphenation: com‧po‧si‧tie
  • Rhymes: -itsi

NounEdit

compositie f (plural composities, diminutive compositietje n)

  1. The composition (general) makeup of something, notably in terms of components such as ingredients; especially a (metallic) alloy
  2. A musical composition, piece written by a composer
  3. An artistic composition, arrangement as of figures in a scene, colors on a canvas etc.
  4. (obsolete) treaty, contract, settlement

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