repertory

[ rep-er-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF repertory

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Could anything be more dull than the life of an actor in a repertory theatre?

The Odon opened its doors to the public with a repertory programme.

They trotted out all their repertory of quaint local songs for my benefit.

Give her time and she would walk straight through the repertory.

The repertory of the Weimar opera, from this time on, was most extraordinary.

His repertory always increased and he was ever ready to entertain us.

The representamen is the repertory of signs that are identified in the market.

I have been requested to give my opinion of "Dr. Hempel's Repertory."

Barrie had been a disciple of the Repertory Theater from the start.

The writer has made her book a repertory for much of her philosophy of life.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, "an index, list, catalogue," from Late Latin repertorium "inventory, list," from Latin repertus, past participle of reperire "to find, get, invent," from re-, intensive prefix (see re-), + parire, archaic form of paerere "produce, bring forth," from PIE root *per- "attempt" (see parent (n.)). Meaning "list of performances" is first recorded 1845, from Anglicized use of repertoire; repertory theater is attested from 1896. Related: Repertorial.

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