reprise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English reprise (noun) and reprisen (verb), from Old French reprise, from reprendre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɹɪˈpɹiːz/, /ɹɪˈpɹaɪz/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪz
  • The music and fencing meanings are pronounced /ɹɪˈpɹiːz/, reflecting its French origins; the everyday meaning of a recurrence of an action is often pronounced /ɹɪˈpɹaɪz/, by similarity to words like rise and prise.
  • Regardless of noun pronunciation, the verb form is typically pronounced /ɹɪˈpɹaɪz/ in most dialects.

Noun[edit]

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reprise (plural reprises)

  1. A recurrence or resumption of an action.
  2. (music) A repetition of a phrase, a return to an earlier theme, or a second rendition or version of a song in a programme or musical.
  3. (fencing) A renewal of a failed attack, after going back into the en garde position.
  4. A taking by way of retaliation.
  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[1]
  6. A ship recaptured from an enemy or from a pirate.
  7. (construction) In masonry, the return of a moulding in an internal angle.

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Verb[edit]

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.
  2. To repeat or resume an action
    The aging actress played the role she played in her youth, as if to reprise it.
  3. (obsolete) To recompense; to pay.

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Further reading[edit]

  1. ^ 1859, Alexander Mansfield, Law Dictionary

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from the French reprise.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rəˈpriː.zə/
  • Hyphenation: re‧pri‧se
  • Rhymes: -iːzə

Noun[edit]

reprise f (plural reprises)

  1. A repeat, resumption.
    Synonyms: herhaling, herneming

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the feminine of repris.

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Noun[edit]

reprise f (plural reprises)

  1. A time, instance.
    à plusieurs reprises
    many times
    champion à six reprises
    six-time champion
  2. (sports) A second-half kick-off
  3. (music) A reprise.
  4. (music) A cover, cover version.
  5. (television) A repeat, rerun.
  6. (boxing) A round.
    2020 December 13, rfi, Boxe: Joshua met KO Pulev et reste champion du monde des lourds[1]:
    Le boxeur britannique Anthony Joshua a battu ce samedi 12 décembre à Londres, le Bulgare Kubrat Pulev, par KO à la 9e reprise.
    The British boxer Anthony Joshua beat the Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev by KO during the 9th round this saturday the 12th of december in London.

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Participle[edit]

reprise

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of reprendre
    Cette information a été reprise par les principaux canaux médiatiques.
    This information was repeated by the main media outlets.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French reprise.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

reprise f (plural reprises)

  1. A rerun or re-airing of a TV program.

Verb[edit]

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