Definitions for Repetitionˌrɛp ɪˈtɪʃ ən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
rep•e•ti•tionˌrɛp ɪˈtɪʃ ən(n.)
the act of repeating; a repeated action, performance, etc.
repeated utterance; reiteration.
a reproduction or copy.
Origin of repetition:
1375–1425; late ME (< OF repeticion) < L repetītiō=repetī, var. s. of repetere to repeat+-tiō-tion
an event that repeats
"the events today were a repeat of yesterday's"
the act of doing or performing again
the repeated use of the same word or word pattern as a rhetorical device
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
repetition(noun)ˌrɛp ɪˈtɪʃ ən
when sth is repeated
We want to avoid a repetition of earlier mistakes.; Repetition is one way of improving pronunciation.
The act or an instance of repeating or being repeated.
: The act of performing a single, controlled exercise motion; also called a rep. A group of repetitions is a set.
Origin: From repetitionem (accusative singular of repetitio).
the act of repeating; a doing or saying again; iteration
recital from memory; rehearsal
the act of repeating, singing, or playing, the same piece or part a second time; reiteration of a note
reiteration, or repeating the same word, or the same sense in different words, for the purpose of making a deeper impression on the audience
the measurement of an angle by successive observations with a repeating instrument
Repetition is the simple repeating of a word, within a sentence or a poetical line, with no particular placement of the words, in order to provide emphasis. This is such a common literary device that it is almost never even noted as a figure of speech. It also has connotations to listing for effect and is used commonly by famous poets such as Larkin.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Repetition' in Nouns Frequency: #2932
Translations for Repetition
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(an) act of repeating.
- repetiçãoPortuguese (BR)
- die WiederholungGerman
- repetition; gentagelseDanish
- kordamine, proovEstonian
- दोहराव, पुनर्कथनHindi
- (pa)kartojimas, kartojimasisLithuanian
- atkārtošana; atkārtojumsLatvian
- gjentakelse, repetisjonNorwegian
- تكرار، پرله پسې توب، بيابيا كول، ګردانPashto
- repetare; repetiţieRomanian
- 重複Chinese (Trad.)
- sự nhắc lại; sự tái diễnVietnamese
- 重复Chinese (Simp.)
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