Definition of repertoire noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈrepətwɑː(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈrepərtwɑːr//
    Producing music
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  1. 1(formal repertory) all the plays, songs, pieces of music, etc. that a performer knows and can perform to add to/extend your repertoire a pianist with a wide repertoire See related entries: Producing music
  2. 2all the things that a person is able to do a young child’s growing verbal repertoire
  3. Word Originmid 19th cent.: from French répertoire, from late Latin repertorium, from Latin repert- ‘found, discovered’, from the verb reperire.Extra examples An actor has to build a character and extend his own emotional repertoire. He has added considerably to his piano repertoire. His repertoire includes a large number of Scottish folk songs. She has a rather limited repertoire. She needs to build up a repertoire of pieces. The piece has deservedly entered the violin repertoire. a key piece in the standard concert repertoire ballets from the classical repertoire
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