rehearsal

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noun re·hears·al \ri-ˈhər-səl\

Definition of rehearsal

  1. 1 :  something recounted or told again :  recital

  2. 2 a :  a private performance or practice session preparatory to a public appearance b :  a practice exercise :  trial

Examples of rehearsal in a sentence

  1. She was 15 minutes late to rehearsal.

  2. There are only three more rehearsals before the concert.

14th Century

First Known Use of rehearsal

14th century

Other Performing Arts Terms



REHEARSAL Defined for English Language Learners

rehearsal

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noun re·hears·al \ri-ˈhər-səl\

Definition of rehearsal for English Language Learners

  • : an event at which a person or group practices an activity (such as singing, dancing, or acting) in order to prepare for a public performance


REHEARSAL Defined for Kids

rehearsal

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noun re·hears·al \ri-ˈhər-səl\

Definition of rehearsal for Students

  1. :  a private performance or practice session in preparation for a public appearance


Medical Dictionary

rehearsal

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noun re·hears·al \ri-ˈhər-səl\

Medical Definition of rehearsal

  1. 1:  a method for improving memory by mentally or verbally repeating over and over the information to be remembered

  2. 2:  the repeated mental review of a desired action or behavioral response <preoperative rehearsal of coping imagery to reduce anxiety>



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