Meaning of “tableau” in the English Dictionary

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"tableau" in British English

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tableaunoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtæb.ləʊ/ us /ˈtæb.loʊ/ plural tableaux

an arrangement of people who do not move or speak, especially on a stage, who represent a view of life, an event, etc.

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