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arrange

verb  us   /əˈreɪndʒ/

arrange verb (PLAN)

[I/T] to plan or make preparations for something or for something to happen: [T] He arranged a meeting between the two leaders. [+ to infinitive] My friends arranged to eat with me. [I] Shelly arranged for the publication of her thesis.

arrange verb (PUT IN POSITION)

[T] to put something in a particular order: We arranged the chairs in a circle. Books should be arranged alphabetically by author.

arrange verb (WRITE MUSIC)

[T] to write the parts of a piece of music so that it can be played by a particular instrument or instruments
arranger
noun [C]  us   /əˈreɪn·dʒər/
Ellington was a composer, arranger, and pianist.
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