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rehearsal

noun
     
Related topics: Media, Performing
re‧hears‧al
1AMAP [uncountable and countable] a time when all the people in a play, concert etc practise before a public performance
rehearsal for/of
a rehearsal for 'Romeo and Juliet'
in rehearsal
The dialogue was worked out by actors in rehearsal.
dress rehearsal
2 [countable] a time when all the people involved in a big event practise it together before it happens:
a wedding rehearsal

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