from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who sponsors or produces entertainment, especially the director of an opera company.
- n. A manager; a producer.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A manager or producer in the entertainment industry, especially music or theatre.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The projector, manager, or conductor, of an opera or concert company.
- n. Any manager who organizes performances of a group.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A manager, agent, or conductor of a troupe of operatic or concert singers; also, rarely, a teacher or trainer of such singers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a sponsor who books and stages public entertainments
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Achewood uses a variety of characters to comment on modern life and current events: there's Ray, the helicopter-owning record label impresario; Roast Beef, the depressive, cripplingly neurotic computer geek who happens to be Ray's best friend; Philippe, a five-year old otter who once ran for President, and far too many more to list.
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Christophe, who was standing by, made no attempt to conceal his impatience, called the impresario, and said:
And it had been settled what terms the impresario should be empowered to offer.
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I'm certainly a kind of impresario of sorts, a lobbyist, a community planner, a leader.
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