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rehearsal

noun

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a private performance or session in preparation for a public appearance
  • we made a few mistakes in rehearsal, but we were pretty sure that we'd be OK on opening night

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The first known use of rehearsal was in the 14th century

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“Rehearsal.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rehearsal. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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