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répétiteur

[rey-pey-ti-tur; French rey-pey-tee-tœr] /ˌreɪ peɪ tɪˈtɜr; French reɪ peɪ tiˈtœr/
noun, plural répétiteurs
[rey-pey-ti-turz; French rey-pey-tee-tœr] /ˌreɪ peɪ tɪˈtɜrz; French reɪ peɪ tiˈtœr/ (Show IPA)
1.
the vocal coach of an opera chorus.
Origin
< French: tutor, coach < Latin repetīt(us) (past participle of repetere to repeat) + French -eur -eur
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British Dictionary definitions for répétiteur

répétiteur

/repetitœr/
noun
1.
a member of an opera company who accompanies rehearsals on the piano and coaches the singers
Derived Forms
répétiteuse (repetitøz) noun:feminine
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