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English definition of “set piece”

set piece

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
part of a film, play, etc. that is exciting and attracts attention, but is often not a necessary part of the storyParts of plays, shows and films a move in a sports game that has been planned and practisedGeneral terms used in ball sports
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