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choreograph Syllabification: cho·re·o·graph
Pronunciation: /ˈkôrēəˌɡraf/

Definition of choreograph in English:


[with object]
1Compose the sequence of steps and moves for (a performance of dance or ice skating): he is now choreographing a ballet
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  • The presentation was an enormous success, and Toye was soon much in demand, choreographing ballets and dance routines for numerous stage companies.
  • She has annually organised and choreographed sell-out shows starring her pupils, with all the proceeds going to local charities.
  • We need to be as creative about choreographing our economic health as we are about choreographing our dances.
1.1Plan and control (an event or operation): the committee choreographs the movement of troops
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  • Michael Schumacher is punted out at the first corner after trying to choreograph the start with team-mate Rubens Barrichello, who finishes third.
  • It was an amazing experience to choreograph the ceremonies.
  • Party managers choreograph demonstrations for the cameras.


1940s: back-formation from choreography.

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