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

Definition of rehearsal in English:


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.
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.

Words that rhyme with rehearsal

disbursal, dispersal, Purcell, reversal, succursal, tercel, transversal, traversal, universal

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