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Definition a collection of works (plays, songs, operas, ballets) that an artist or company is prepared to perform; or any collection of skills

More rarely, repertoire may refer to the entire range of abilities of a person or group; such as "Both selling and customer service are within her repertoire."
  • She began to add some ballads to her repertoire.
repertoire = collection of works an artist is prepared to perform
  • She added some Gershwin to her piano repertoire.
  • repertoire = collection of works an artist is prepared to perform
  • They made a few more journeys with Arthur Berg and his friends, keen to prove their worth and extend their thieving repertoire.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • repertoire = collection of skills
  • ...running through our list of dramas... But by the end of August our repertoire was vapid from countless reproductions, and it was then that Dill gave us the idea of making Boo Radley come out.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • repertoire = collection of things to perform (in this case dramas)
  • He seemed to resonate with a kind of confidence that life was still nothing but a joke—an endless succession of soccer goals, trickery, and a constant repertoire of meaningless chatter.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • repertoire = collection of works one is prepared to perform
  • High above us in the darkness a solitary mocker poured out his repertoire in blissful unawareness of whose tree he sat in, plunging from the shrill kee, kee of the sunflower bird to the irascible qua-ack of a bluejay, to the sad lament of Poor Will, Poor Will, Poor Will.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • repertoire = collection of things to perform (in this case bird calls)
  • Conant played seven of the most difficult passages in the trombone repertoire.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Annika assumed this was some kind of conciliatory gesture that perhaps corresponded to an apology in Salander's limited repertoire of expressions.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
  • The encounter with Snow opens the door to my old repertoire of nightmares.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • He tried to live entirely off the country , and he tried to do it without bothering to master beforehand the full repertoire of crucial skills.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • He knows he's reaching the end of the repertoire; the end of what Rachel can offer; the end of her.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • Whenever one of them made a move she had never seen before, she quickly appropriated it-imagined it as part of her own repertoire.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • One could not say her face softened, for softness was not in her repertoire of expressions.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • Nathaniel was asked to play Camille Saint— Saens's Carnival of the Animals, a staple in the string bass repertoire of orchestral solos.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • ... I must run through my repertoire!
    Tennessee Williams  --  A Streetcar Named Desire
  • Other words had their own repertoires.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • That is from my cliché repertoire for incoming students.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • We have built up a repertoire of such gestures, such familiarities, between us.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid's Tale
  • "Artists and Repertoire," Ted explained, taking off his smock and balling it up in one hand, then stuffing it into his back pocket.
    Sarah Dessen  --  This Lullaby
  • They had a repertoire of ballads and country songs and rousing hymns.
    Eudora Welty  --  One Writer's Beginnings

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