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repetition

noun uk   /ˌrep.ɪˈtɪʃ.ən/ us  
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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