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dramaturgy

[ dram-uh-tur-jee, drah-muh- ]
/ ˈdræm əˌtɜr dʒi, ˈdrɑ mə- /
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noun

the craft or the techniques of dramatic composition.

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Origin of dramaturgy

1795–1805; <Greek drāmatourgía dramatic composition, equivalent to drāmaturg(ós) playwright + -ia-y3. See dramatic, -urgy

OTHER WORDS FROM dramaturgy

dram·a·tur·gic, dram·a·tur·gi·cal, adjectivedram·a·tur·gi·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for dramaturgy

dramaturgy
/ (ˈdræməˌtɜːdʒɪ) /

noun

the art and technique of the theatre; dramatics

Derived forms of dramaturgy

dramaturgic or dramaturgical, adjectivedramaturgically, adverb
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