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scene

noun /siːn/
the place where something real or imaginary happens
escena
A murderer sometimes revisits the scene of his crime The scene of this opera is laid/set in Switzerland.
an incident etc which is seen or remembered
escena, episodio, incidente
He recalled scenes from his childhood.
a show of anger
escena
I was very angry but I didn’t want to make a scene.
a view of a landscape etc
cuadro, paisaje, panorama
The sheep grazing on the hillside made a peaceful scene.
one part or division of a play etc
escena
The hero died in the first scene of the third act of the play.
the setting or background for a play etc
escenario, decorado
Scene-changing must be done quickly.
a particular area of activity
escenario
the academic/business scene.
scenery noun the painted background for a play etc on a stage
decorado, escenario
The scenery looked rather shabby.
the general appearance of a landscape etc
paisaje
beautiful scenery.
scenic adjective of scenery, real or theatrical
escénico
clever scenic effects in the film.
having beautiful scenery
con paisajes bonitos, pintoresco
a scenic highway.
behind the scenes out of sight of the audience or public
entre bastidores
We were given a tour behind the scenes at the opera house.
come on the scene to arrive
presentarse, hacer su aparición
We were enjoying ourselves till she came on the scene.
scenery is never used in the plural.
(Definition of scene from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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