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1‘the ensemble includes two flutes’
group, band, orchestra, combo
company, troupe, cast, chorus, corps, circle, association
duo, trio, quartet, quintet, sextet, septet, octet, nonet
2‘the buildings in the square present a charming provincial ensemble’
whole, whole thing, entity, unit, unity, body, piece, object, discrete item
collection, set, combination, package, accumulation, conglomeration, sum, total, totality, entirety, assemblage, aggregate, composite
informal whole caboodle
3‘she wore a pink and black ensemble’
outfit, costume, suit, coordinates, matching separates, set of clothes
informal get-up, rig-out
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