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repetition (n.)

early 15c., repeticioun, "act of saying over again," from Old French repetition and directly from Latin repetitionem (nominative repetitio) "a repeating," noun of action from past-participle stem of repetere "do or say again" (see repeat (v.)). Of actions or events recurring or done again, attested from 1590s; specifically in physical fitness from 1958. Related: Repetitions.

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Definitions of repetition

repetition (n.)
an event that repeats;
Synonyms: repeat
repetition (n.)
the act of doing or performing again;
Synonyms: repeating
repetition (n.)
the repeated use of the same word or word pattern as a rhetorical device;
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