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rep·er·to·ry

 (rĕp′ər-tôr′ē)
n. pl. rep·er·to·ries
1. A repertoire.
2.
a. A theater in which a resident company presents works from a specified repertoire, usually in alternation.
b. A repertory company.
3.
a. A place, such as a storehouse, where a stock of things is kept; a repository.
b. Something stored in or as if in such a place; a stock or collection.
adj.
1. Of or relating to a repertory company.
2. Of or relating to an independent movie theater that shows a selected program of films usually including revivals.

[Late Latin repertōrium, from Latin repertus, past participle of reperīre, to find out : re-, re- + parīre, to get, beget; see perə- in Indo-European roots.]

rep′er·to′ri·al adj.

repertory

(ˈrɛpətərɪ; -trɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. the entire stock of things available in a field or of a kind; repertoire
2. a building or place where a stock of things is kept; repository
3. (Theatre) short for repertory company
[C16: from Late Latin repertōrium storehouse, from Latin reperīre to obtain, from re- + parere to bring forth]
ˌreperˈtorial adj

rep•er•to•ry

(ˈrɛp ərˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

n., pl. -ries.
1. a type of theatrical presentation in which a company performs several works regularly or in alternate sequence in one season.
2. Also called rep′ertory com`pany (or the`ater).a theatrical company that presents productions in this manner.
4. a store or stock of things available.
5. a storehouse or repository.
[1545–55; < Late Latin repertōrium inventory < Latin reper(īre) to discover, find (re- re- + -perīre, comb. form of parere to bring forth, produce) + -tōrium -tory2]
rep`er•to′ri•al, adj.

Repertory

 provincial theatres collectively; a treasury or book in which anything is to be found—Johnson, 1755; a storehouse of knowledge; repertoire.
Examples: repertory of unconnected criticism, 1839; of all histories, 1593; of German lyric stage, 1845; of statutes and usages, 1868.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.repertory - a storehouse where a stock of things is kept
depositary, depository, repository, deposit - a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
2.repertory - the entire range of skills or aptitudes or devices used in a particular field or occupation; "the repertory of the supposed feats of mesmerism"; "has a large repertory of dialects and characters"
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
3.repertory - a collection of works (plays, songs, operas, ballets) that an artist or company can perform and do perform for short intervals on a regular schedule
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole

repertory

noun repertoire, list, range, stock, supply, store, collection, repository Her repertory of songs was vast.
Translations

repertory

[ˈrepətərɪ]
A. N (= stock) → repertorio m
B. CPD repertory company Ncompañía f de repertorio
repertory theatre, repertory theater (US) Nteatro m de repertorio

repertory

[ˈrɛpərtəri] n (also repertory theatre) → théâtre m de répertoirerepertory company ntroupe f théâtrale permanente

repertory

n
(also repertory theatre)Repertoire-Theater nt; to act in repertory, to play repertoryRepertoire-Stücke spielen; he was in repertoryer spielte an einem Repertoire-Theater
(= songs, plays) = repertoire

repertory

[ˈrɛpətrɪ]
1. n (Theatre) (fig) (of jokes, songs) → repertorio
to act in repertory → far parte di una compagnia di repertorio
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