Repetition meaning

rĕp'ĭ-tĭsh'ən
Repetition is the act of doing or saying something over and over and over again.

An example of repetition is someone constantly saying they are sorry.

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The act of repeating; a doing or saying again, or again and again.
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The act or process or an instance of repeating or being repeated.
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The act or an instance of repeating or being repeated.
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To petition again.
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A recitation or recital, especially of prepared or memorized material.
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(weightlifting): The act of performing a single, controlled exercise motion; also called a rep. A group of repetitions is a set.
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Origin of repetition

  • Middle English repeticioun from Old French repeticion from Latin repetītiō repetītiōn- from repetītus past participle of repetere to repeat repeat
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin repetitionem (accusative singular of repetitio).
    From Wiktionary
  • re- +"Ž petition
    From Wiktionary