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

Definition of repeatedly

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Examples of repeatedly in a Sentence

I've told him repeatedly not to do that.

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Transfer cut meat to the food processor and pulse it repeatedly. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "How to Grind Your Own Meat Without a Meat Grinder," 12 Mar. 2019 Taken together, these laws are intended to pull the actions of police departments out of the shadows, something that police reform advocates and racial justice activists have repeatedly called for. P.r. Lockhart, Vox, "A California city plans to shred years of police records before a new law makes them public," 27 Dec. 2018 James repeatedly calls Kristen by her first and last name while smoking a cigarette, James Dean-style. Danny Murphy, Marie Claire, "9 Dramatic 'Vanderpump Rules' Moments Nobody Can Ever Forget," 3 Dec. 2018 The case has gone back and forth, with Tesla repeatedly calling for a dismissal. Sean O'kane, The Verge, "Nikola teases a third-generation hydrogen semi truck for Europe and Asia," 5 Nov. 2018 The Taliban has repeatedly rejected Ghani’s calls to negotiate, however. Laignee Barron, Time, "Mike Pompeo Pushes for Peace Talks With the Taliban During a Surprise Stop in Afghanistan," 10 July 2018 As Joy Behar, who has temporarily taken over for Whoopi as the show's head moderator, has repeatedly said at the beginning of each episode, Whoopi has been recovering from pneumonia for weeks. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Why 'The View' Fans Think "Something Serious" With Whoopi Goldberg's Illness Is Going On," 4 Mar. 2019 At last week’s meeting with Trump, Pelosi repeatedly told the president that Republicans don’t have the votes to pass a border wall in the House. Ella Nilsen, Vox, "Republicans are trying to figure out what Trump wants to avoid a shutdown.," 20 Dec. 2018 Washington regulators have repeatedly denied permits for a coal export terminal, citing concerns that coal exports will sully the state's water quality, and trains transporting the coal into Washington will damage air quality. Megan Geuss, Ars Technica, "King Coal isn’t dead—he’s just been exiled from the US," 20 Dec. 2018

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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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to move or proceed with twists and turns

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