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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: rehercier, from herce 'farm tool for breaking up soil'; HEARSE

rehearse

verb
     
Related topics: Media, Performing
reā€§hearse
1 [intransitive and transitive]AMAP to practise or make people practise something such as a play or concert in order to prepare for a public performance:
I think we need to rehearse the first scene again.
rehearse for
The band was rehearsing for their world tour.
2 [transitive] to practise something that you plan to say to someone:
She had carefully rehearsed her resignation speech.
3 [transitive] formal to repeat an opinion that has often been expressed before

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