Simple Definition of repertory
: an organized group of actors that performs many kinds of plays with each play being performed for only a short time
Full Definition of repertory
1 : a place where something may be found : repository
2 a : repertoire b : a company that presents several different plays, operas, or pieces usually alternately in the course of a season at one theater c : a theater housing such a company
3 : the production and presentation of plays by a repertory company <acting in repertory>
Examples of repertory
She acted in repertory for many years.
Origin of repertory
Late Latin repertorium list, from Latin reperire to find, from re- + parere to produce — more at pare
First Known Use: 1593
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