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.
Origin and Etymology of repetition
Middle English repeticion, from Middle French, from Latin repetition-, repetitio, from repetere to repeat
First Known Use: 15th century
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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