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What does improvisation mean?

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October 09, 2012 10:34PM

The noun improvisation is a speech, document, or performance done extemporaneously (without prior preparation). It may represent a necessary change to a planned form (e.g. improvising a solution). The term for a brief spoken form is an ad lib.

The synonym is extemporization.