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English definition of “set piece”

set piece

noun [C usually singular]    
part of a film , play , etc. that is exciting and attracts attention , but is often not a necessary part of the story Parts of plays, shows and films a move in a sports game that has been planned and practised General terms used in ball sports
(Definition of set piece noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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