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repertory

[ rep-er-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈrɛp ərˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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noun, plural rep·er·to·ries.
a type of theatrical presentation in which a company presents several works regularly or in alternate sequence in one season.
Also called repertory theater, repertory company . a theatrical company that presents productions in this manner.
a store or stock of things available.
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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

repertory
/ (ˈrɛpətərɪ, -trɪ) /

noun plural -ries
the entire stock of things available in a field or of a kind; repertoire
a building or place where a stock of things is kept; repository

Derived forms of repertory

repertorial, adjective

Word Origin for repertory

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