how to pronounce reprise


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The above transcription of reprise is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

reprise is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a reprise so I'm real isn't that but …”

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.

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