Definition of dress rehearsal in English:

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dress rehearsal

Pronunciation: /ˈdres rəˈˌhərsəl/


The final rehearsal of a live show, in which everything is done as it would be in a real performance.
Example sentences
  • In Act One the cast stop and start their way through their final technical / dress rehearsal.
  • This evening I'm off to the final dress rehearsal in advance of tomorrows grand finale.
  • Are they available for the dress rehearsal and performances?

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Syllabification: dress re·hears·al

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