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mise en scène

[mee zahn sen] /mi zɑ̃ ˈsɛn/
the process of setting a stage, with regard to placement of actors, scenery, properties, etc.
the stage setting or scenery of a play.
surroundings; environment. Unabridged
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  • Educators and the public alike are often perplexed with the enormous and evolving cyber mise en scene.
British Dictionary definitions for mise en scène

mise en scène

/miz ɑ̃ sɛn/
  1. the arrangement of properties, scenery, etc, in a play
  2. the objects so arranged; stage setting
the environment of an event
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Word Origin and History for mise en scène
mise en scene
1833, from Fr. mise en scène.
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