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orchestrate

[ awr-kuh-streyt ]
/ 藞蓴r k蓹藢stre瑟t /
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verb (used with or without object), or路ches路trat路ed, or路ches路trat路ing.
to compose or arrange (music) for performance by an orchestra.
to arrange or manipulate, especially by means of clever or thorough planning or maneuvering: to orchestrate a profitable trade agreement.
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Origin of orchestrate

First recorded in 1875鈥80; from French orchestr(er) (derivative of orchestre orchestra) + -ate1

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British Dictionary definitions for orchestrate

orchestrate
/ (藞蓴藧k瑟藢stre瑟t) /

verb (tr)
to score or arrange (a piece of music) for orchestra
to arrange, organize, or build up for special or maximum effect

Derived forms of orchestrate

orchestration, nounorchestrator, noun
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