Reprise - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈpriːz|  American pronunciation of the word reprise
Brit.  |rɪˈpriːz|  British pronunciation of the word reprise


- repeat an earlier theme of a composition (syn: recapitulate, repeat, reprize)


They ended their performance with a reprise of the opening number.

The team is hoping to avoid a reprise of last year's defeat.

He will reprise his role in the play.

...the prosecutor's closing statement effectively reprised the case against the defendant...

Word forms

I/you/we/they: reprise
he/she/it: reprises
present participle: reprising
past tense: reprised
past participle: reprised
singular: reprise
plural: reprises
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