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EtymologyEdit

From French improvisation.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

improvisation (countable and uncountable, plural improvisations)

  1. The act or art of composing and making music, poetry, and the like, extemporaneously
    He played a quick improvisation on the keyboard.
  2. That which is improvised; an impromptu.
  3. Musical technique, characteristic of blues music.
  4. The act of improvising, acting or going about something without planning ahead
    • 2012 September 15, Amy Lawrence, “Arsenal's Gervinho enjoys the joy of six against lowly Southampton”, in the Guardian[1]:
      The Ivorian is a player with such a liking for improvisation it does not usually look like he has any more idea than anyone else what he is going to do next, so it was an interesting choice.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From improviser +‎ -ation.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.pʁɔ.vi.za.sjɔ̃/
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NounEdit

improvisation f (plural improvisations)

  1. improvisation (all meanings)

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