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Dramatization

ˌdræm.ə.taɪˈzeɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Dramatization:

noun

A play or film adapted from a novel or depicting a particular incident.

Usage examples:

The film is a dramatization of a true story

Dramatizations

ˌdræm.ə.taɪˈzeɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Dramatizations:

noun

A play or film adapted from a novel or depicting a particular incident.

Usage examples:

The film is a dramatization of a true story

Dramatize

ˈdræm.ə.taɪz

Meanings of Dramatize:

verb

Adapt (a novel) or present (a particular incident) as a play or film.

Usage examples:

His play dramatized the plight of maureen, a pregnant young woman

Dramatized

ˈdræm.ə.taɪz

Meanings of Dramatized:

verb

Adapt (a novel) or present (a particular incident) as a play or film.

Usage examples:

His play dramatized the plight of maureen, a pregnant young woman

Dramatizer

ˈdræm.ə.taɪ.zər

Meanings of Dramatizer:

noun

Someone who writes a new version of a book, story, poem, etc. that can be performed

Usage examples:

She is an acclaimed television dramatizer of the brontës' works., she plays a neurotic character, a…

Dramatizes

ˈdramətʌɪz

Meanings of Dramatizes:

verb

Adapt (a novel) or present (a particular incident) as a play or film.

Usage examples:

His play dramatized the plight of maureen, a pregnant young woman

Meanings of Dramaturge:

noun

A dramatist.

Usage examples:

They come from all departments at the drama school: they are actors, technical designers, directors…

Dramaturgic

ˌdrɑː.məˈtɜː.dʒɪ.kəl

Meanings of Dramaturgic:

adjective

Relating to the art or the theory of writing and putting on plays, especially for the theatre

Usage examples:

We discussed the musical and dramaturgical structure of the opera., despite its dramaturgical flaws…

Dramaturgical

ˌdrɑː.məˈtɜː.dʒɪ.kəl

Meanings of Dramaturgical:

adjective

Relating to the art or the theory of writing and putting on plays, especially for the theatre

Usage examples:

We discussed the musical and dramaturgical structure of the opera., despite its dramaturgical flaws…

Dramaturgically

ˌdrɑː.məˈtɜː.dʒɪ.kəl.i

Meanings of Dramaturgically:

adverb

In a way that relates to the art or the theory of writing and putting on plays, especially for the theatre

Usage examples:

The opera included a number of dramaturgically complex scenes., the character's death is unnecessar…

Dramaturgist

ˈdramətəːdʒɪst

Meanings of Dramaturgist:

noun

A person who writes plays; a playwright.

Usage examples:

She was resident dramaturgist for their theater program.

Dramaturgy

ˈdrɑː.mə.tɜː.dʒi

Meanings of Dramaturgy:

noun

The theory and practice of dramatic composition.

Usage examples:

Studies of shakespeare's dramaturgy

Drams

dræm

Meanings of Drams:

noun

A small drink of whisky or other spirits.

Usage examples:

A wee dram to ward off the winter chill

Meanings of Drank:

noun

Past of drink.

verb

Take (a liquid) into the mouth and swallow.

Usage examples:

We sat by the fire, drinking our tea

Past simple of drink

Drape

dreɪp

Meanings of Drape:

verb

Arrange (cloth or clothing) loosely or casually on or round something.

Usage examples:

She draped a shawl around her shoulders
noun

Long curtains.

Usage examples:

Katherine pulled back the heavy velvet drapes

Draped

dreɪp

Meanings of Draped:

verb

Arrange (cloth or clothing) loosely or casually on or round something.

Usage examples:

She draped a shawl around her shoulders
noun

Long curtains.

Usage examples:

Katherine pulled back the heavy velvet drapes

Draper

ˈdreɪpə

Meanings of Draper:

noun

A person who sells textile fabrics.

Usage examples:

As a young man he was employed in a draper's shop

Draperies

dreɪp

Meanings of Draperies:

noun

Cloth, curtains, or clothing hanging in loose folds.

Usage examples:

The hall of the school was hung with green drapery
verb

To hang or cover with something loosely and often in a decorative way

Usage examples:

She draped a warm scarf around her shoulders.

Drapers

ˈdreɪ.pər

Meanings of Drapers:

noun

A person who sells textile fabrics.

Usage examples:

As a young man he was employed in a draper's shop

Meanings of Drapery:

noun

Cloth, curtains, or clothing hanging in loose folds.

Usage examples:

The hall of the school was hung with green drapery

Drapes

dreɪp

Meanings of Drapes:

verb

Arrange (cloth or clothing) loosely or casually on or round something.

Usage examples:

She draped a shawl around her shoulders
noun

Long curtains.

Usage examples:

Katherine pulled back the heavy velvet drapes
plural noun

Curtains of thick cloth

Usage examples:

I’ve ordered new drapes for the living room.

Drastic

ˈdræs.tɪk

Meanings of Drastic:

adjective

Likely to have a strong or far-reaching effect; radical and extreme.

Usage examples:

A drastic reduction of staffing levels

Drastically

ˈdræs.tɪ.kəl.i

Meanings of Drastically:

adverb

In a way that is likely to have a strong or far-reaching effect.

Usage examples:

Now her fortunes have changed drastically

Meanings of Dratted:

adjective

Used for emphasis, especially to express annoyance or irritation.

Usage examples:

It's time that dratted boy did something for a living
adjective

Used for showing that you are angry or unhappy about something or with someone

Usage examples:

Where's the dratted thing got to?, that dratted woman is always late.

Draught

drɑːft

Meanings of Draught:

noun

A current of cool air in a room or other confined space.

Usage examples:

Heavy curtains at the windows cut out draughts
adjective

Denoting beer or cider served from a barrel or tank rather than from a bottle or can.

Usage examples:

Draught ale
verb

Prepare a preliminary version of (a document).

Usage examples:

I drafted a letter of resignation

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