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repetend

repetend

noun rep·e·tend \ˈre-pə-ˌtend\

Definition of REPETEND

:  a repeated sound, word, or phrase; specifically :  refrain

Origin of REPETEND

Latin repetendus to be repeated, gerundive of repetere to repeat
First Known Use: 1874

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