Meaning of REPETITION in English

REPETITION

transcription, транскрипция: [ repɪtɪʃ(ə)n ]

( repetitions)

1.

If there is a repetition of an event, usually an undesirable event, it happens again.

Today the city government has taken measures to prevent a repetition of last year’s confrontation...

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2.

Repetition means using the same words again.

He could also have cut out much of the repetition and thus saved many pages.

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