how to pronounce reprise


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reprise is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of reprise in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… now you reprise this at Saturn right …”

meanings of reprise


  1. A renewal of a failed attack, after going back into the en garde position.
  2. 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. A recurrence or resumption of an action.
  4. In masonry, the return of a moulding in an internal angle.
  5. A taking by way of retaliation.
  6. A ship recaptured from an enemy or from a pirate.
  7. Deductions and duties paid yearly out of a manor and lands, as rent charge, pensions, annuities, etc.; also spelled reprizes.


  1. To recompense; to pay.
  2. To take (something) up or on again.
  3. To repeat or resume an action.

reprise frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word reprise occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics reprise can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that reprise can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) leisure and entertainment;

4) people, society, and culture;

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