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ensemble

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] uk   /ˌɒnˈsɒm.bl̩/ us    /ˌɑːnˈsɑːm-/
a group of things or people acting or taken together as a whole, especially a group of musicians who regularly play together: The Mozart Ensemble is/are playing at the Wigmore Hall tonight. She bought a dress and matching hat, gloves and shoes - in fact the whole ensemble.Groups of musiciansGroups and collections of thingsVariety and mixtures
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