[ dram-uh-tur-jee, drah-muh- ]
/ ˈdræm əˌtɜr dʒi, ˈdrɑ mə- /
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the craft or the techniques of dramatic composition.
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Origin of dramaturgy
OTHER WORDS FROM dramaturgydram·a·tur·gic, dram·a·tur·gi·cal, adjectivedram·a·tur·gi·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for dramaturgy
/ (ˈdræməˌtɜːdʒɪ) /
the art and technique of the theatre; dramatics
Derived forms of dramaturgydramaturgic or dramaturgical, adjectivedramaturgically, adverb
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