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"repertory" in British English

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repertorynoun [U]

uk   /ˈrep.ə.tər.i/  us   /-ɚ.tɔːr-/ (informal rep)
the ​repeatedperformance of several ​plays one after the other by one ​company of ​actors: a repertory company/​group/​theatrein repertory If a ​play is in repertory, it is one of several different ​plays being ​performed on ​particulardays by the same ​company of ​actors: "Macbeth" is in repertory at the Royal Shakespeare Company. If an ​actor is in repertory, they are ​working with a repertory ​theatregroup.
(Definition of repertory from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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repertorynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈrep·ərˌtɔr·i, -ˌtoʊr·i/
a ​series of performances by a ​group of ​actors or ​dancerspresenting several different ​works during a ​particularperiod, or a ​repertoire
(Definition of repertory from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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