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repetitionnoun

uk   /ˌrep.ɪˈtɪʃ.ən/ us   /ˌrep.əˈtɪʃ.ən/
C2 [U] the act of doing or saying something again: His books are full of repetition.
[C] something that happens in the same way as something that happened before: We want to prevent a repetition of last summer's fires, which destroyed more than 500,000 acres of land.

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(Definition of repetition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “repetition”
in Arabic تِكْرار…
in Korean 반복…
in Portuguese repetição…
in Catalan repetició…
in Japanese 繰り返し, 反復…
in Chinese (Simplified) 重复, 重做, 重说…
in Turkish tekrar, yineleme…
in Russian повторение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 重複, 重做, 重說…
in Italian ripetizione…
in Polish powtórka, powtórzenie…
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