Tuesday, April 6, 2010

reprise

reprise [ ri-PRAHYZ; ruh'-PREEZ ]
 noun, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (n.) a repetition or resumption of a theme or action
2. (n.) a recurrence or a return to the first theme
3. (n.) an annuity or annual payment
4. (tr. v.) to repeat or execute a repetition of
5. (tr. v.) to resume an action
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 At the end of the meeting the secretary was asked for a reprise of the main points that were discussed.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 As previously reported Shane Ritchie will reprise his role as the East End lovable rogue Alfie and Jessie will return as the brash, tart with a heart, Kat Moon.