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iterationnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌɪt.ərˈeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌɪt̬.əˈreɪ-/
formal the ​process of doing something again and again, usually to ​improve it, or one of the ​times you do it: the ​repetition and iteration that goes on in ​designing something The ​software is on ​its fifth iteration. specialized mathematics, computing an ​amount that you get when you use a ​mathematicalrule several ​times
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