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"orchestrate" in British English

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orchestrateverb [T often passive]

uk   /ˈɔː.kɪ.streɪt/  us   /ˈɔːr-/
to ​arrange or write a ​piece of ​music so that it can be ​played by an orchestra
orchestration
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌɔː.kɪˈstreɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌɔːr-/
(Definition of orchestrate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"orchestrate" in American English

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orchestrateverb [T]

 us   /ˈɔr·kəˌstreɪt/
to ​plan and ​organize something ​carefully and sometimes ​secretly in ​order to ​achieve a ​desiredresult: The ​WhiteHouse orchestrated a ​series of ​events to ​showcase the ​president on the ​globalstage.
to ​arrange or write a ​piece of ​music to be ​played by an ​orchestra
orchestration
noun [C/U]  us   /ˌɔr·kəˈstreɪ·ʃən/
(Definition of orchestrate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"orchestrate" in Business English

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orchestrateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈɔːkɪstreɪt/
to ​organize something complicated, in a very careful and sometimes ​secret way, especially in ​order to get an ​advantage for yourself: Seniorexecutives orchestrated a ​businessstrategy that ​tripled the ​size of the ​company. The mega-bucks ​deals orchestrated by the club's ​billionaireowner continue to ​dominate the headlines.be orchestrated to do sth She ​claims that ​contributions from her ​firm are not orchestrated to ​gaininfluence with a ​specificlawmaker.
(Definition of orchestrate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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