repetition

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ɹɛpəˈtɪʃən/
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Noun[change]

Singular
repetition

Plural
repetitions

  1. (uncountable) Repetition is the same thing happening more than one time, usually many times, especially in speaking or writing.
    The article is too long because of all the repetition.
    I used constant repetition to learn it.
    The researcher analyzed the texts by looking for patterns and repetition in key words.
  2. (countable) A repetition is the second, third, fourth, etc. time that something happens.
    With this exercise, aim for 3 sets of 20 repetitions.

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