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rehearse /rɪˈhɜːs/ vb
  1. to practise (a play, concert, etc), in preparation for public performance
  2. (transitive) to run through; recount; recite: the official rehearsed the grievances of the committee
  3. (transitive) to train or drill (a person or animal) for the public performance of a part in a play, show, etc
Etymology: 16th Century: from Anglo-Norman rehearser, from Old French rehercier to harrow a second time, from re- + herce harrow

reˈhearser n

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