Definition of rehearsal in English:

rehearsal

Line breaks: re|hearsal
Pronunciation: /rɪˈhəːs(ə)l
 
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noun

  • 1A practice or trial performance of a play or other work for later public performance: rehearsals for the opera season
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    • At other times, the men came together only for sounds checks, rehearsals and a performance.
    • It is free for University members to watch both the rehearsals and the performance.
    • One of its latest initiatives to take theatre close to the masses is opening up rehearsals to the public.
    Synonyms
    practice, practice session, try-out, trial performance, read-through, sing-through, walk-through, run-through, going-over, drill
    informal dry run
  • 1.1 [mass noun] The action or process of rehearsing: I’ve had a fortnight in rehearsal
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    • Caught during a break in rehearsal, they have the air of two people having huge and exhausting fun.
    • We spend a lot of time in rehearsal on the floor laughing our heads off, making discoveries, trying things.
    • All three plays are now in rehearsal, under the direction of Catherine and Mary.

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