Pronunciation: (ri-prīz' for 1; ru-prēz' for 2, 3), [key]
—n., v., -prised, -pris•ing.
1. Usually, reprises. Law.an annual deduction, duty, or payment out of a manor or estate, as an annuity or the like.
a. a repetition.
b. a return to the first theme or subject.
to execute a repetition of; repeat: They reprised the elaborate dance number in the third act.
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