rehearsal


rehearsal

noun

  1. a session of exercise, drill, or practice, usually private, in preparation for a public performance, ceremony, etc.: a play rehearsal; a wedding rehearsal.
  2. the act of rehearsing.
  3. a repeating or relating: a rehearsal of grievances.

noun

  1. a session of practising a play, concert, speech etc, in preparation for public performance, the act of reciting
  2. the act of going through or recounting; recitalrehearsal of his own virtues was his usual occupation
  3. in rehearsal being prepared for public performance
n.

late 14c., “restatement, repetition of the words of another,” from rehearse + -al (2), or from Old French rehearsal “a repeating.” Sense in theater and music, “act of rehearsing,” is from 1570s. Pre-wedding rehearsal dinner attested by 1953.

n.

  1. The process of repeating information, such as a name or a list of words, in order to remember it.

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