reprise

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reprise (plural reprises)

  1. A recurrence or resumption of an action.
  2. (music) A repetition of a phrase, or a return to an earlier theme.
  3. (fencing) A renewal of a failed attack, after going back into the on guard position.
  4. A taking by way of retaliation.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)
  5. (law, in the plural) Deductions and duties paid yearly out of a manor and lands, as rent charge, pensions, annuities, etc.; also spelled reprizes.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Burrill to this entry?)
  6. A ship recaptured from an enemy or from a pirate.

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reprise (third-person singular simple present reprises, present participle reprising, simple past and past participle reprised)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To take (something) up or on again.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.xi:
      How to take life from that dead-liuing swaine, / Whom still he marked freshly to arize / From th'earth, & from her wombe new spirits to reprize.
  2. To repeat or resume an action
  3. (obsolete) To recompense; to pay.

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reprise f (plural reprises)

  1. time, instance
    à plusieurs reprises
    many times
    champion à six reprises
    six-time champion
  2. (sports) second-half kick-off
  3. (music) reprise
  4. (music) cover, cover version
  5. (television) repeat, rerun

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reprise f

  1. feminine past participle of reprendre

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reprise f (plural reprises)

  1. rerun or re-airing of a TV program

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reprise

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of reprisar
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of reprisar
  3. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of reprisar
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of reprisar