Meaning of REPETITION in English

REPETITION

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

repetition of

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

repetition of

a repetition of the same problem

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.