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impro Line breaks: impro
Pronunciation: /ˈɪmprəʊ/

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Definition of impro in English:

noun (plural impros)

[mass noun] informal
Improvisation, especially as a theatrical technique: half the skill in impro lies in second-guessing the audience [as modifier]: as impro exercise [count noun]: an impro of this kind
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  • Tony Slattery and Josie Lawrence are impro greats, but lack Merton's punishing, satirical, none-more-topical sting.
  • With a trademark mix of impro, live music and inventive storytelling, The Chaingang Gang follows Cartoon de Salvo's previous hits Meat and Two Veg and Ladies and Gentlemen.
  • During impro, Ingo made a number of statements related to beliefs and lifestyles and asked our characters to stand up if they were true of them.


1970s: abbreviation.

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