Meaning of “set piece” in the English Dictionary

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"set piece" in British English

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set piecenoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˌset ˈpiːs/ us /ˌset ˈpiːs/

part of a film, play, etc. that is exciting and attracts attention, but is often not a necessary part of the story

UK US set play a move in a sports game that has been planned and practised

(Definition of “set piece” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)