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troupe

[ troop ]
/ trup /
Theater
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noun
a company, band, or group of singers, actors, or other performers, especially one that travels about.
verb (used without object), trouped, troup·ing.
to travel as a member of a theatrical company; barnstorm.
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Origin of troupe

1815–25, Americanism;<French: troop

synonym study for troupe

1. See troop.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH troupe

troop, troupe (see synonym study at troop)
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British Dictionary definitions for troupe

troupe
/ (truːp) /

noun
a company of actors or other performers, esp one that travels
verb
(intr) (esp of actors) to move or travel in a group

Word Origin for troupe

C19: from French; see troop
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