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repeatverb

uk   us   /rɪˈpiːt/
A2 [T] to say or tell people something more than once: Would you mind repeating what you just said? Please don't repeat what I've just told you to anyone else. [+ that] She repeated that she had no intention of standing for president.A2 [I or T] to happen, or to do something, more than once: The test must be repeated several times. This is an offer never to be repeated. Johnny had to repeat a year/class at school. Some historians think that history repeats itself.repeat yourself to say the same thing again, or the same things again and again: His speech was dreadful - he just kept repeating himself.
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repeatnoun [C]

uk   us   /rɪˈpiːt/
a situation in which something happens or is done more than once: All this is a repeat/a repeat performance of what happened last year. a television or radio programme that is broadcast again: There's nothing but repeats on television these days.
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