Meaning of REPETITION in English
rep ‧ e ‧ ti ‧ tion /ˌrepəˈtɪʃ ə n, ˌrepɪˈtɪʃ ə n/ BrE AmE noun
[ Word Family: adjective : ↑ repeated , ↑ repetitive , ↑ repetitious , ↑ repeatable ≠ ↑ unrepeatable ; noun : ↑ repeat , ↑ repetition ; adverb : ↑ repeatedly , ↑ repetitively ; verb : ↑ repeat ]
[ Date: 1500-1600 ; Language: Latin ; Origin: repetitio , from repetere ; ⇨ ↑ repeat 1 ]
1 . [uncountable] doing or saying the same thing many times
The job involved the constant repetition of the same movements.
Children used to learn by repetition.
2 . [uncountable and countable] something that happens again, especially something bad
a repetition of the same problem
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012