Rehearsal - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈhɜːrsl|  American pronunciation of the word rehearsal
Brit.  |rɪˈhəːs(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word rehearsal

noun

- 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

- (psychology) a form of practice; repetition of information (silently or aloud) in order to keep it in short-term memory

Examples

She was 15 minutes late to rehearsal.

There are only three more rehearsals before the concert.

The dialogue was worked out by actors in rehearsal.

a rehearsal for 'Romeo and Juliet'

a rehearsal will be held the day before the wedding

Dinah missed the last rehearsal, but then she always was unreliable, wasn't she?

we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal

Word forms

noun
singular: rehearsal
plural: rehearsals
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