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Meaning of “repeat” in the English Dictionary

"repeat" in British English

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repeatverb

uk   us   /rɪˈpiːt/
A2 [T] to say or ​tellpeople 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 ​running 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 ​historiansthink 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/
(Definition of repeat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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repeatverb [T]

 us   /rɪˈpit/
to say, ​tell, or do something again: She repeated the ​question. Listen to the ​tape and repeat each word.
repeat
noun [C]  us   /rɪˈpit, ˈri·pit/
We’re hoping to ​avoid a repeat of last year’s ​disaster.
(Definition of repeat from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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