[ rep-er-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
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noun,plural rep·er·to·ries.
  1. a type of theatrical presentation in which a company presents several works regularly or in alternate sequence in one season.

  2. Also called repertory theater, repertory company . a theatrical company that presents productions in this manner.

  1. a store or stock of things available.

Origin of repertory

1545–55; <Late Latin repertōrium inventory, equivalent to Latin reper(īre) to discover, find, make up (re-re- + -perīre, combining form of parere to bring forth, produce) + -tōrium-tory2

Other words from repertory

  • rep·er·to·ri·al, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for repertory


/ (ˈrɛpətərɪ, -trɪ) /

nounplural -ries
  1. the entire stock of things available in a field or of a kind; repertoire

  2. a building or place where a stock of things is kept; repository

Origin of repertory

C16: from Late Latin repertōrium storehouse, from Latin reperīre to obtain, from re- + parere to bring forth

Derived forms of repertory

  • repertorial, adjective

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