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ensemble

Pronunciation: /ɑːnˈsɑːmbəl; ɒnˈsɒmbəl/

Translation of ensemble in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (group of performers) conjunto (masculine) a string/wind ensemble un conjunto de cuerda(s)/de viento(s) a choral ensemble un grupo coral, una coral
    Example sentences
    • One of his strengths as a director here is that he has brought together an ensemble of great actors and his camera is not shy about letting their faces tell the story.
    • More than 25 bands and ensembles will perform more than 40 concerts on Saturday for the Pershore Midsummer Brass event.
    • The correlation works magnificently, as does the large ensemble of young actors, musicians and technicians from all over Western Canada.
  • 2 [Clothing/Indumentaria] conjunto (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The boots began the ensemble, black leather with silver studs outlining them in a tasteful fashion.
    • I chose the powder grey shirt, light shade of grey tie, pin stripe jacket and pants and to pull the ensemble together some black boots.
    • A white shirt and black vest finished the ensemble.
  • 3 (whole) conjunto (masculine) seen as an ensemble visto en su conjunto, en conjunto
    Example sentences
    • When the curtains rose, a full ensemble would be in view with this building at the centre sitting majestically.
    • The site and its structures were eventually acquired by the city council with a view to renovating the ensemble to house a municipal library and archive.
    • London Cries, depicting the lower orders of the capital, survive in three formats: as broadsheet panels of engravings, as ensembles of individual prints, and as illustrated books.

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