Meaning of REPETITION in English

REPETITION

/ ˌrepəˈtɪʃn; NAmE / noun

1.

[ U , C ] the fact of doing or saying the same thing many times :

learning by repetition

2.

[ C ] a thing that has been done or said before :

We do not want to see a repetition of last year's tragic events.

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WORD ORIGIN

late Middle English : from Old French repeticion or Latin repetitio(n-) , from repetere , from re- back + petere seek.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.