repeatedly

adverb
re·​peat·​ed·​ly | \ ri-ˈpē-təd-lē How to pronounce repeatedly (audio) \

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Examples of repeatedly in a Sentence

I've told him repeatedly not to do that.
Recent Examples on the Web This is hardly the first time people in power have misrepresented the state of science; climate change has suffered from this issue repeatedly. John Timmer, Ars Technica, "Trump declares scientific study a “Trump-enemy statement”," 20 May 2020 Fox Point mystery persists In another issue that has been previously reported, the post office repeatedly returned absentee ballots to Fox Point Village Hall that had never been delivered to voters. Patrick Marley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Thousands of absentee ballots in Wisconsin weren't counted because of mailing problems and tech glitches," 19 May 2020 Sessions has repeatedly addressed Chinese-America relations during interviews with media since late March. al, "China becomes the ‘boogie man’ in Alabama’s GOP Senate runoff. Will it matter?," 19 May 2020 There are penalties if businesses repeatedly flout the policies. Andrew Oxford, azcentral, "Attorney general investigates Pima County's public health rules for restaurants," 15 May 2020 Painter repeatedly brought up Caleb Swanigan and Carsen Edwards, Boilermakers who in recent seasons made the NBA. Scott Horner, Indianapolis Star, "Purdue basketball coach Matt Painter on Haarms, Eastern transfers," 13 May 2020 And Western media repeatedly reference jailed Saudi women activists like Loujain Halhoul, tarnishing the image of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Taylor Luck, The Christian Science Monitor, "Facing down jail and wealthy foes, Arab rights defenders soldier on," 12 May 2020 Kiner was repeatedly enticed to join the bevy of local Bearcats via social media. Scott Springer, Cincinnati.com, "Roger Bacon running back Corey Kiner heading to national champion LSU," 11 May 2020 While staff salaries have been boosted repeatedly, doctors and nurses leave the country in droves for jobs in richer western European nations, exacerbating a labor drought that’s afflicting the whole of the continent’s east. Irina Vilcu, Bloomberg.com, "Health Care Is Killing Patients in Europe’s Most Corrupt Region," 29 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of repeatedly

circa 1718, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of repeatedly was circa 1718

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23 May 2020

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“Repeatedly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repeatedly. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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