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verb [intransitive/transitive] rehearse pronunciation in British English /rɪˈhɜː(r)s/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlerehearsing
past tenserehearsed
past participlerehearsed
  1. to practise a play, concert, opera etc before giving a performance
    We’ve been rehearsing for weeks.
    1. a.
      to practise something you are going to say or do
      Angie rehearsed what she was going to say on the phone.
      well-rehearsed (=carefully planned): I figured I’d better be prepared with a well-rehearsed explanation.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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