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


  • Premiere: Idioma - 'Pandore'
    French duo with a flair for repetition... Repetition repetition repetition. We live in a repetitive world, one which is built and organised around repetitive lives. Wake, travel, work, travel, eat, sleep, repeat. Perhaps that's why the clinical, poised repetition of electronic music holds such value. Idioma build their production style around repetition, const Read more on this news related to 'Repetition'
  • Chigumbura rues repetition of mistakes
    Elton Chigumbura was disappointed by his team committing the same mistakes every match to lose the ODI series 3-0, with two matches still left Read more on this news related to 'Repetition'
  • The Increasing Oscar-ization of the Indie Film World
    Movie-awards season is an exercise in repetition. As fun as it is to follow the progress from critics awards to the Golden Globes to the Academy Awards, Oscar night has invariably become the culmination of weeks and weeks of lesser award shows that have seemingly taken great pains to make sure the same five or six names (or titles) show up in the same categories e Read more on this news related to 'Repetition'

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