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rehearsal

noun [C, U]
 
 
/rɪˈhɜːsəl/
a time when all the people involved in a play, dance, etc practise in order to prepare for a performanceActing, rehearsing and performing
Translations of “rehearsal”
in Korean 리허설, 예행연습…
in Arabic بروفة…
in Portuguese ensaio…
in Catalan assaig…
in Japanese 練習, リハーサル…
in Italian prova…
in Chinese (Traditional) 排練, 排演…
in Russian репетиция…
in Turkish prova…
in Chinese (Simplified) 排练, 排演…
in Polish próba…
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