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  1. scene
    IPA[sēn]
  2. noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: scene, plural noun: scenes

    • noun

      the place where an incident in real life or fiction occurs or occurred:

      a place or setting regarded as having a particular character or making a particular impression:

    • noun

      an actor who outshines the rest of the cast, especially unexpectedly.

      a person or thing that takes more than their fair share of attention.

    • noun

      a drop curtain used as part of stage scenery, especially one in front of which a scene is played while the setting is changed behind.

      the last scene of a play.

    • adjective

      (of a homosexual) not inclined to participate in the social environment frequented predominantly by other homosexuals:
    • noun

      the place where an offense has been committed and forensic evidence may be gathered:
    • noun

      (in Freudian theory) the occasion on which a child becomes aware of its parents' sexual intercourse, the timing of which is thought to be crucial in determining predisposition to future neuroses.
    • noun

      another term for nativity scene
    • noun

      a person whose job is to paint the background used to represent natural features or other surroundings on a theater stage or film set:
    • noun

      another term for crèche
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