1. A unit or group of complementary parts that contribute to a single effect, especially:
a. A coordinated outfit or costume.
b. A coordinated set of furniture.
c. A group of musicians, singers, dancers, or actors who perform together: an improvisational theater ensemble; a woodwind ensemble.
a. A work for two or more vocalists or instrumentalists.
b. The performance of such a work.
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