Meaning of “dry run” in the English Dictionary


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dry runnoun [ C ]

us /ˈdrɑɪ ˈrʌn/

an occasion in which you practice a particular activity or performance in preparation for the real event:

We had a dry run of the inauguration ceremony yesterday.

(Definition of “dry run” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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