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



BrE BrE//rɪˈpriːz//
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈpriːz//
[usually singular]
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a repeated part of something, especially a piece of music Word Origin early 18th cent.: French, literally ‘taken up again’, feminine past participle of reprendre, from Latin re- ‘back’ + prehendere ‘seize’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: reprise