Repetition - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌrepəˈtɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word repetition
Brit.  |rɛpɪˈtɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word repetition

noun

- an event that repeats (syn: repeat)
- the act of doing or performing again (syn: repeating)
- the repeated use of the same word or word pattern as a rhetorical device

Examples

Sometimes repetition is necessary to drive a point home.

Children's songs involve lots of repetition.

I quit my job at the factory because I hated the mindless repetition.

One secret to a successful radio campaign is repetition.

The job involved the constant repetition of the same movements.

Children used to learn by repetition.

His theories have become for himself a little staled by dint of repetition.

Repetition can help the learning process.

his lectures tend to heaviness and repetition

Word forms

noun
singular: repetition
plural: repetitions
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