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arrangement

ar·range·ment

arrangement

 
pronunciation:
reInj mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the group of things that have been put in order.
I sent a flower arrangement to my friend in the hospital.
 
synonyms:
group
similar words:
order, position, selection, series, set
definition 2: a plan.
We have an arrangement to meet for lunch once a week.Who is making arrangements for the funeral?
synonyms:
plans
similar words:
design, reservations
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The word arrangement contains the following parts:
ar- Latin prefix that means to, toward
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The prefix ar- occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of ad- used before roots beginning with "r," such as "rang." See ad-.
-ment Latin noun-forming suffix that means act, process, or instance of
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The suffix -ment attaches to Latin verb roots (e.g., doc, reg, sed) or to English verbs of Latin origin to form nouns.