repeat performance

Definition of repeat performance

:an occurrence in which something happens or is done again
  • Event planners hope to avoid a repeat performance of last year's problems.

Word by Word Definitions

repeat play
  1. : to say or state again

  2. : to say over from memory : recite

  3. : to say after another

  1. : something repeated : repetition

  2. : a musical passage to be repeated in performance

  3. : a usually transcribed repetition of a radio or television program

  1. : of, relating to, or being one that repeats an offense, achievement, or action

performance play
  1. : the execution of an action

  2. : something accomplished : deed, feat

  3. : the fulfillment of a claim, promise, or request : implementation


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