ar‧range‧ment S2 W2
plans and preparations that you must make so that something can happen
plan[countable usually plural]
I've agreed to help with arrangements for the party.
The family are making arrangements for his funeral.
Special arrangements can be made for guests with disabilities.
The hotel was full so we had to make alternative arrangements.
something that has been organized or agreed on [= agreement]
agreement[uncountable and countable]
An arrangement between the two couples ensured there was always someone to look after the children.
The school has an arrangement with local businesses.
an arrangement to do something
Maxine cancelled our arrangement to meet.
come to an/some arrangement (with somebody) (=make an agreement that is acceptable to everyone)
It would usually cost $500, but I'm sure we can come to some kind of arrangement.
Pets are permitted at the resort by prior arrangement.
the way in which something is organized:
way something is organized[countable usually plural]
The airport is currently reviewing its security arrangements.
a group of things that are put in a particular position, or the process of doing this
position[uncountable and countable]
the traditional arrangement of desks in rows
a beautiful flower arrangement
a piece of music that has been written or changed for a particular instrument:
a piano arrangement of an old folk song