Pronunciation: (ri-hûrs'), [key]
—v., -hearsed, -hears•ing.
1. to practice (a musical composition, a play, a speech, etc.) in private prior to a public presentation.
2. to drill or train (an actor, musician, etc.) by rehearsal, as for some performance or part.
3. to relate the facts or particulars of; recount.
to rehearse a play, part, etc.; participate in a rehearsal.
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