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Definition of "repertory" []

  • A repertoire. (noun)
  • A theater in which a resident company presents works from a specified repertoire, usually in alternation. (noun)
  • A repertory company. (noun)
  • A place, such as a storehouse, where a stock of things is kept; a repository. (noun)
  • Something stored in or as if in such a place; a stock or collection. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "repertory" in a sentence
  • "But speaking of plays about the Trojan War, I think I'd like to see Tiger at the Gates done in repertory Troilus and Cressida, a compare and contrast between irony and out and out cynicism."
  • "I was in repertory and I had to come in drunk in this scene."
  • "The company is celebrating its residency at Rosslyn's Artisphere (the globelike building that once housed the Newseum) with a couple of plays in repertory -- "Mary Stuart" and "Richard III.""