rehearsal

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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.

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

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.
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

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.

rehearsal

noun
Repetition of an action so as to develop or maintain one's skill:
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

rehearsal

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

rehearsal

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

rehearsal

[rɪˈhɜːsl] nprova
dress rehearsal → prova generale

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.

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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In eight days more the night of performance would arrive; a phalanx of social martyrs two hundred strong had been convened to witness it; three full rehearsals were absolutely necessary; and two characters in the play were not filled yet.
The company was due at Marvis Bay on the following evening for the last spasm of rehearsals.
In all, during that day and the forenoon of the next, three long rehearsals took place.
These meeting-places furnished ample ground for the discussion of current events as viewed by the mas- culine eye, while choir rehearsals, sewing societies, reading circles, church picnics, and the like, gave opportunity for the expression of feminine opinion.
You must often have heard him talk about fourth and fifth acts-- you must have seen rehearsals, and all the rest of it.
Ecclesford and its theatre, with its arrangements and dresses, rehearsals and jokes, was his never-failing subject, and to boast of the past his only consolation.
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.
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
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.
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.