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


  • Robots That Learn Through Repetition, Not Programming
    A startup says getting a robot to do things should be less about writing code and more like animal training. Eugene Izhikevich thinks you shouldn’t have to write code in order to teach robots new tricks. “It should be more like training a dog,” he says. “Instead of programming, you show it consistent examples of desired behavior.” Read more on this news related to 'Repetition'
  • Microsoft unveils preview of Windows 10 in bid to woo business
    Software giant seeks public advice to avoid repetition of Windows 8 fiasco. Read more on this news related to 'Repetition'
  • LEARNING FROM HISTORY
    It is something of a cliche to quote George Santayana one more time, saying, "Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it." But for folks of my age, ignorant repetition has been a constant in our lives. And, of course, it is happening again right now. When I first was in Vietnam, the most important thing I saw was just outside Tan Son N Read more on this news related to 'Repetition'

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