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re·hears·al

 (rĭ-hûr′səl)
n.
1. The act of practicing in preparation for a public performance.
2. A session of practice for a performance, as of a play.
3. A detailed enumeration or repetition: a long rehearsal of his woes.
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rehearsal

(rɪˈhɜːsəl)
n
1. a session of practising a play, concert, speech etc, in preparation for public performance
2. the act of going through or recounting; recital: rehearsal of his own virtues was his usual occupation.
3. (Theatre) in rehearsal being prepared for public performance
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re•hears•al

(rɪˈhɜr səl)

n.
1. a usu. private session of exercise, drill, or practice for a public performance, ceremony, etc.
2. the act of rehearsing.
3. a repeating or relating: a rehearsal of grievances.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rehearsal - a practice session in preparation for a public performance (as of a play or speech or concert)rehearsal - a practice session in preparation for a public performance (as of a play or speech or concert); "he missed too many rehearsals"; "a rehearsal will be held the day before the wedding"
practice session, practice, drill, exercise, recitation - systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect"
dress rehearsal - a full uninterrupted rehearsal in costumes shortly before the first performance
run-through - an uninterrupted rehearsal
walk-through - a first perfunctory rehearsal of a theatrical production in which actors read their lines from the script and move as directed
concert - a performance of music by players or singers not involving theatrical staging
2.rehearsal - (psychology) a form of practice; repetition of information (silently or aloud) in order to keep it in short-term memory
practice session, practice, drill, exercise, recitation - systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect"
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
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rehearsal

noun practice, rehearsing, practice session, run-through, reading, preparation, drill, going-over (informal) The band was set to begin rehearsals for a concert tour.
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rehearsal

noun
Repetition of an action so as to develop or maintain one's skill:
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Translations
تَجْرِبة تَمْثيل، بروفَه، تَدَرُّبتَدَرُّب
zkouškanácvik
prøve
harjoitus
proba
próba
æfing
リハーサル
예행 연습
nácvik
skušnja
repetition
การฝึกซ้อม
provaprova yapma/etme
sự diễn tập

rehearsal

[rɪˈhɜːsəl] N (Mus, Theat) → ensayo m; (= enumeration) → enumeración f, repetición f
it was just a rehearsal for bigger things to comefue como un ensayo para las empresas mayores que vendrían después
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rehearsal

[rɪˈhɜːrsəl] n (for show, performance, dance)répétition f
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rehearsal

n
(Theat, Mus) → Probe f; the play is in rehearsaldas Stück wird geprobt
(= recital: of facts) → Aufzählung f
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rehearsal

[rɪˈhɜːsl] nprova
dress rehearsal → prova generale
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rehearse

(rəˈhəːs) verb
to practise (a play, piece of music etc) before performing it in front of an audience. You must rehearse the scene again.
reˈhearsal noun
1. the act of rehearsing.
2. a performance done for practice. I want the whole cast at tonight's rehearsal.
dress rehearsal
a final rehearsal (of a play, opera etc) in which the actors or singers wear their costumes etc.
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rehearsal

تَدَرُّب zkouška prøve Probe πρόβα ensayo harjoitus répétition proba prova リハーサル 예행 연습 repetitie øvelse próba ensaio репетиция repetition การฝึกซ้อม prova sự diễn tập 排演
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References in classic literature ?
And they returned insistently, again and again, to a rehearsal of their first impressions of each other and to hopeless attempts to analyze just precisely what they felt for each other and how much there was of it.
And then he tried to make the scene easier to himself by rehearsal: he made up his mind how he would pass from the admission of his weakness in letting Dunstan have the money to the fact that Dunstan had a hold on him which he had been unable to shake off, and how he would work up his father to expect something very bad before he told him the fact.
She had an instinctive sense of what was pleasing and proper, always said the right thing to the right person, did just what suited the time and place, and was so self-possessed that her sisters used to say, "If Amy went to court without any rehearsal beforehand, she'd know exactly what to do."
After encouraging the idea of the play, they declined the personal sacrifice of acting in it -- or, they accepted characters, and then broke down in the effort to study them -- or they volunteered to take the parts which they knew were already engaged, and declined the parts which were waiting to be acted -- or they were afflicted with weak constitutions, and mischievously fell ill when they were wanted at rehearsal -- or they had Puritan relatives in the background, and, after slipping into their parts cheerfully at the week's beginning, oozed out of them penitently, under serious family pressure, at the week's end.
There was a rehearsal at the Beach Theatre that evening.
I was allowed to see the first trial, or preliminary rehearsal, of this work of art.
The last rehearsal was over, a tedious dress rehearsal which had lasted all day and exhausted the patience of every one who had to do with it.
Wilton Davis's temper was short and his hand heavy throughout the rehearsal, as the shrill yelps of pain from the lagging and stupid attested.
The last Hamlet as I dressed, made the same mistakes in his reading at rehearsal, till I got him to put a large red wafer on each of his shins, and then at that rehearsal (which was the last) I went in front, sir, to the back of the pit, and whenever his reading brought him into profile, I called out "I don't see no wafers!" And at night his reading was lovely."
I have often thought about the top and its spinner, as I have noted the absorbed faces of other people's pleasures in the streets,--two lovers passing along the crowded Strand with eyes only for each other; a student deep in his book in the corner of an omnibus; a young mother glowing over the child in her arms; the wild-eyed musician dreamily treading on everybody's toes, and begging nobody's pardon; the pretty little Gaiety Girl hurrying to rehearsal with no thought but of her own sweet self and whether there will be a letter from Harry at the stage- door,--yes, if we are alone in our griefs, we are no less alone in our pleasures.
Stepan Arkadyevitch went to the Grand Theater to a rehearsal of the ballet, and gave Masha Tchibisova, a pretty dancing-girl whom he had just taken under his protection, the coral necklace he had promised her the evening before, and behind the scenes in the dim daylight of the theater, managed to kiss her pretty little face, radiant over her present.
It seemed like a rehearsal of her own life, terrible in its vividness.