Meaning of “repertory” in the English Dictionary


"repertory" in English

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repertorynoun [ U ]

uk /ˈrep.ə.tər.i/ us /ˈrep.ɚ.tɔːr.i/ informal rep

the repeated performance of several plays one after the other by one company of actors:

a repertory company/group/theatre
in repertory

If a play is in repertory, it is one of several different plays being performed on particular days 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 theatre group.

(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 dancers presenting several different works during a particular period, or a repertoire

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