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See also: répétition
- The act or an instance of repeating or being repeated.
- 1837, L[etitia] E[lizabeth] L[andon], “The End of Doubt”, in Ethel Churchill: Or, The Two Brides. […], volume I, London: Henry Colburn, […], →OCLC, page 288:
- How we hope and believe each day will be our last of anxious waiting! The post comes in, and there is no letter for us. How bitter is the disappointment! and on every repetition it grows more acute.
- 1910, Emerson Hough, chapter II, in The Purchase Price: Or The Cause of Compromise, Indianapolis, Ind.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, →OCLC:
- Carried somehow, somewhither, for some reason, on these surging floods, were these travelers, of errand not wholly obvious to their fellows, yet of such sort as to call into query alike the nature of their errand and their own relations. It is easily earned repetition to state that Josephine St. Auban's was a presence not to be concealed.
- (weightlifting): The act of performing a single, controlled exercise motion. A group of repetitions is a set.
- Synonym: rep
- (act of repeating): See Thesaurus:repetition
- (instance of repeating): recurrence, reiteration; see also Thesaurus:reoccurrence
act or an instance of repeating or being repeated
act of repeating an exercise motion
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Translations to be checked
- To petition again.
- 2011, Anneke Campbell, Thomas Lizney, Be the Change, page 7:
- The group went through several rounds at different courts, petitioning and repetitioning, losing again and again.
|Declension of repetition|