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répétiteur

Line breaks: ré¦péti|teur
Pronunciation: /rɛˌpɛtɪˈtəː
 
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Definition of répétiteur in English:

noun

A tutor or coach of ballet dancers or musicians, especially opera singers.
Example sentences
  • His family lost their fortune in the inflationary crash of 1923, and Wagner-Régeny was forced to earn his living working as a ballet répétiteur at the Grosse Volksoper, Berlin, as well as playing the piano in nightclubs and cinemas.
  • New répétiteurs included Liouville (until his promotion in 1838) and Auguste Comte, who also served as an admission examiner from 1837 to 1844.
  • His first appointment at the École Polytechnique was as a répétiteur in 1859, then in 1863 he was appointed as an examiner.

Origin

French.

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