Meaning of “repeated” in the English Dictionary

"repeated" in British English

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repeatedadjective

uk /rɪˈpiː.tɪd/ us /rɪˈpiː.t̬ɪd/

C2 happening again and again:

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  • She has had repeated absences from work this year.
  • Despite repeated assurances that the product is safe, many people have stopped buying it.
  • The victim had been assailed with repeated blows to the head and body.
  • There have been repeated calls for the president to stand down.
  • Despite repeated warnings not to drink alcohol, he persisted in doing so.

(Definition of “repeated” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"repeated" in American English

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repeatedadjective [ not gradable ]

us /rɪˈpi·t̬ɪd/

happening again and again:

repeatedly
adverb [ not gradable ] us /rɪˈpit̬·əd·li/

He has repeatedly denied being there.

(Definition of “repeated” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)