Examples of repetition in a Sentence
Sometimes repetition is necessary to drive a point home.
Children's songs involve lots of repetition.
I quit my job at the factory because I hated the mindless repetition.
Recent Examples of repetition from the Web
Elder was also a prolific returner during his junior year of college and saw a few repetitions in that position when Carolina worked through special teams drills in minicamp.
One group performed higher repetitions per set (20-25) with lighter weights, and the other group performed fewer reps (8-12) with heavier weight.
The fear is of a repetition, on a large scale, of the skirmish that unfolded in May when, according to D.C. police, members of Erdogan’s security detail descended on protesters at Sheridan Circle, along Massachusetts Avenue’s Embassy Row.
Competing is important, but the summer 7-on-7 season’s primary focus is repetitions.
Part of it was a thing of repetition, of finally arriving at some kind of comfort level in spite of his shuttling between starts for the Stormchasers and the Royals all season.
The porous textures absorb enough sound to reduce confusing repetition of notes, but still allow tones to travel through the cave and back to the Cathedral Room where the organ is located.
With Capps’ mid-delivery hop, repetition is even more difficult.
Meanwhile, the Saints aren't likely to settle on a winner until the pads come on in training camp, where Schmitt and Dominguez must take advantage of repetitions by displaying accuracy and the ability to block.
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Origin and Etymology of repetition
Middle English repeticion, from Middle French, from Latin repetition-, repetitio, from repetere to repeat
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
REPETITION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of repetition for English Language Learners
: the act of saying or doing something again : the act of repeating something
: something that is done or said again
REPETITION Defined for Kids
Definition of repetition for Students
1 : the act or an instance of stating or doing again
2 : something stated or done again
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