noun Date: circa 1860 1. the act of extemporizing ; improvisation 2. something extemporized

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  • Extemporization — Ex*tem po*ri*za tion, n. The act of extemporizing; the act of doing anything extempore. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • extemporization — extemporize (also extemporise) ► VERB ▪ improvise. DERIVATIVES extemporization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • extemporization — See extemporize. * * * …   Universalium

  • extemporization — noun The act of extemporizing; the act of doing anything extempore …   Wiktionary

  • extemporization — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Something improvised: ad lib, impromptu, improvisation. See PLANNED, PREPARED …   English dictionary for students

  • extemporization — n. performance given without planning or preparation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • extemporization — ex·tem·po·ri·za·tion …   English syllables

  • extemporization — noun a performance given extempore without planning or preparation • Syn: ↑extemporisation, ↑improvisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑improvise (for: ↑improvisation), ↑extemporise ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • extemporize — extemporization, n. extemporizer, n. /ik stem peuh ruyz /, v., extemporized, extemporizing. v.i. 1. to speak extemporaneously: He can extemporize on any of a number of subjects. 2. to sing, or play on an instrument, composing the music as one… …   Universalium

  • Musical improvisation — (also known as Musical Extemporization) is the creative activity of immediate ( in the moment ) musical composition, which combines performance with communication of emotions and instrumental technique as well as spontaneous response to other… …   Wikipedia

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