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choreograph

[kawr-ee-uh-graf, -grahf, kohr-] /ˈkɔr i əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf, ˈkoʊr-/
verb (used with object)
1.
to provide the choreography for:
to choreograph a musical comedy.
2.
to manage, maneuver, or direct:
The author is a genius at choreographing a large cast of characters.
verb (used without object)
3.
to work as a choreographer.
Origin of choreograph
1875-1880
1875-80; back formation from choreography
Related forms
rechoreograph, verb (used with object)
unchoreographed, adjective
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choreograph

/ˈkɒrɪəˌɡræf/
verb
1.
(transitive) to compose the steps and dances for (a piece of music or ballet)
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Word Origin and History for choreograph
v.

1943, American English, back-formation from choreography, or else from French choréographier (1827). Figurative sense from c.1965. Related: choreographed.

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