Repetition

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Repetition Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the act of doing or performing again
  • the repeated use of the same word or word pattern as a rhetorical device
  • an event that repeats; "the events today were a repeat of yesterday''s"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an event that repeats; "the events today were a repeat of yesterday's" ,
  • the act of doing or performing again ,
  • the repeated use of the same word or word pattern as a rhetorical device

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Repetition Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Repetition is a rhetorical device where words are used a number of times to emphasize something in literature or maybe even poems and rhymes. Repetition is used for many things but is mainly used in books to emphasize or to give you clues into the storyline.



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'Repetition' example sentence in quotations


* As we reach midlife . we are not prepared for the idea that time can run out on us, or for the startling truth that if we don't hurry to pursue our own definition of a meaningful existence, life can become a repetition of trivial maintenance duties. - Gail Sheehy


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Repetition Sample Sentences in News


  • Hernando Teacher of the Year uses interaction, repetition in 'whole brain' teaching
    The county's Teacher of the Year uses a novel approach to boost student comprehension. Read more on this news related to 'Repetition'
  • New method to generate arbitrary optical pulses
    This is an example of custom-shaped pulses at 100-GHz repetition rate. Image courtesy University of Southampton. Read more on this news related to 'Repetition'
  • Bulgaria PM Borisov Sees 'Cospiracy' against Govt in Energy Bills Issue
    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has warned against a repetition of the "2013 scenario" when his first government was toppled by mass protest following hike in electricity bills. Speaking after a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Borisov argued the double readings of electric meters in the country's north-east, which resulted for 67 000 households Read more on this news related to 'Repetition'

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