[ rey-pey-ti-tur; French rey-pey-tee-tœr ]
/ ˌreɪ peɪ tɪˈtɜr; French reɪ peɪ tiˈtœr /
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noun, plural ré·pé·ti·teurs, re·pe·ti·teurs [rey-pey-ti-turz; French rey-pey-tee-tœr]. /ˌreɪ peɪ tɪˈtɜrz; French reɪ peɪ tiˈtœr/.
a vocal coach of an opera singer or chorus.
a coach of a ballet dancer or corps: As répétiteur, she has staged the works of Ailey and Taylor.
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British Dictionary definitions for répétiteur
/ French (repetitœr) /
a member of an opera company who accompanies rehearsals on the piano and coaches the singers
Derived forms of répétiteurrptiteuse (repetitøz), fem n
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