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Word of the Week: Reprise

May 20, 2019
Word of the Week

reprise

[ri-prahyz]

(noun)

Reprise means a repeat of something or part of something, especially a piece of music.

The audience wanted to hear the reprise of its favorite song at the spring concert.

(Middle French) reprendre – to take back

First known use: 1350

The Word of the Week (WOW) program was inaugurated at the Muhlenberg School District in 2010 and for the past eight years, the school district, local community and beyond have been involved in promoting literacy through the Word of the Week (WOW) vocabulary initiative.

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