Meaning of REPEATED in English

REPEATED

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

frequent/constant/repeated references

Medieval literature contains frequent references to insanity.

repeated absences (= happening again and again )

Repeated absences from school can lead to children falling behind.

repeated accusations

Repeated accusations of neglect were made against the authorities.

repeated requests

The bank would not reveal its figures, despite repeated requests.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

attempt

The growth of competition put paid to repeated attempts by the railways and the political authorities to establish a financially viable railway.

Despite repeated attempts by central Television to speak to Sarejevo Child Lifeline, no one was available for comment.

Nor did it ever completely disappear, despite repeated attempts to extirpate it.

Bereavement counselling - where there is no hope of conception or repeated attempts at treatment have not resulted in conception.

exposure

Make this point firmly, because the idea of anxiety-reduction with repeated exposure is one of the fundamental principles of the course.

Like the Zionist experience too, this yearning is reinforced by repeated exposure to legal and physical vulnerability.

Such aggregations not only promote transmission of micro-organisms but through repeated exposure allow large doses of these.

The Vascars have, of course, become headless through repeated exposure to Tramen-exhalation.

request

And despite repeated requests , there are occasions when Groups relate directly to Area Secretaries instead of Coordinators, as previously agreed.

Despite repeated requests , the magistrates who gave Hagans bail refused to be interviewed.

Barclays Bank would not divulge its figures despite repeated requests over a period of three weeks.

The governing body had refused to consider holding an open meeting, despite repeated requests from parents and some governors.

use

Ignore the fact that a nut may be weakened by repeated use as hammer.

Physiological addiction may occur after repeated use of analgesics for relief from chronic pain.

This is a contemporary, well validated, 22 item self report scale developed for repeated use by patients with cancer.

Because of the repeated use of the name Frederick, it is easiest to identify Frederick Barbarossa by his nickname.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Repeated attempts to fix the satellite have failed.

Massieu remains a free man, despite repeated attempts to arrest him on murder and drug charges.

Motorists used the roads despite repeated warnings of snow.

The torture involved repeated beatings and electric shock treatment.

There have been repeated requests for the United Nations to send peace-keeping forces to the area.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Coventry-born Painter, 21, sensed trouble soon after the start and made repeated efforts to keep the headgear in place.

Don't be tentative or give repeated tugs which achieve nothing.

He marked young leaves as they began to expand and then followed their fate by repeated observation.

Make this point firmly, because the idea of anxiety-reduction with repeated exposure is one of the fundamental principles of the course.

This phenomenon, in which an animal responds to a repeated stimulus by eventually disregarding it, is familiar to everyone.

With anti-lock as standard, they respond smoothly and effectively to instruction and show no signs of fade during repeated hard stopping.

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