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n. pl. rep·er·to·ries
1. A repertoire.
a. A theater in which a resident company presents works from a specified repertoire, usually in alternation.
b. A repertory company.
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.
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.
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(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
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(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.
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 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.
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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
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noun repertoire, list, range, stock, supply, store, collection, repository Her repertory of songs was vast.
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A. N (= stock) → repertorio m
B. CPD repertory company Ncompañía f de repertorio
repertory theatre, repertory theater (US) Nteatro m de repertorio
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[ˈrɛpərtəri] n (also repertory theatre) → théâtre m de répertoirerepertory company ntroupe f théâtrale permanente
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(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
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1. n (Theatre) (fig) (of jokes, songs) → repertorio
to act in repertory → far parte di una compagnia di repertorio
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Several of Ibsen's plays were on the repertory for the winter; Sudermann's Die Ehre was then a new play, and on its production in the quiet university town caused the greatest excitement; it was extravagantly praised and bitterly attacked; other dramatists followed with plays written under the modern influence, and Philip witnessed a series of works in which the vileness of mankind was displayed before him.
When the band had exhausted its repertory it took wing and settled upon the rocks above and behind the queen.
They held conversations together, Loulou repeating the three phrases of his repertory over and over, Felicite replying by words that had no greater meaning, but in which she poured out her feelings.
Repertory Philippines presents Father's Day, their second play for their 82nd season, for families to enjoy this summer.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) Repertory Theatre is making efforts to educate young artist to excel their capabilities by adopting latest contemporary techniques and cultivate new areas for long-term growth and sustainability in the fields of film making and performing arts.
Solana Beach, CA, September 06, 2017 --( The New Works Reading Series returns to North Coast Repertory Theatre with Small Talk, by Deborah Serra on September 12th at 7:30pm.
Repertory Movie Theaters of New York City: Havens for Revivals, Indies and the Avant-Garde, 1960-1994
This year, though, it is being retold once again, unforgettably, on the Repertory Philippines stage.
War Diary Month 12, 1916 Stories from the ECHO during the war years SINCE the closing down of the Repertory Theatre for the summer vacation, many theatre-goers must have wondered what was "in the offing".
Repertory intensives--shorter workshops that focus on a single piece of rep--can offer a concentrated glimpse of a choreographer's work and creative process.
The Concordant Clinical Homeopathic Repertory. Robert Medhurst
IN ANOTHER gesture of political one- upmanship, the Mamata Banerjee- led West Bengal government has dissolved the state's only Minerva repertory formed during the rule of erstwhile Left Front for promotion and betterment of theatre.

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