rehearsal Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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rehearsalnoun [C or U]

uk   /rɪˈhɜː.səl/  us   /-ˈhɝː-/
B2 a ​time when all the ​peopleinvolved in a ​play, ​dance, etc. ​practise in ​order to ​prepare for a ​performance: They didn't have ​time for (a) rehearsal before the ​performance. He's a ​producer with three ​plays in rehearsal.
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(Definition of rehearsal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rehearsal”
in Arabic بروفة…
in Korean 리허설, 예행연습…
in Portuguese ensaio…
in Catalan assaig…
in Japanese 練習, リハーサル…
in Chinese (Simplified) 排练, 排演…
in Turkish prova…
in Russian репетиция…
in Chinese (Traditional) 排練, 排演…
in Italian prova…
in Polish próba…
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