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scene

scene

 
 
pronunciation:
sin
phrases:
behind the scenes
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the place where any event takes place.
They rushed to the scene of the accident.
synonyms:
location
definition 2: a particular view in a painting or photograph.
The artist painted many street scenes of Paris.
synonyms:
view
similar words:
vista
definition 3: a part of an act in a movie or play.
The last scene in the movie was very sad.
 
definition 4: a show of strong feeling in front of other people.
She made a scene when they told her she couldn't go to the party.
synonyms:
fit
phrase: behind the scenes
Homophone Note
The words scene and seen (past participle of "see1") sound alike but have different meanings.
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