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[ri-pee-tid] /rɪˈpi tɪd/
done, made, or said again and again:
repeated attempts.
Origin of repeated
First recorded in 1605-15; repeat + -ed2
Related forms
repeatedly, adverb
nonrepeated, adjective
unrepeated, adjective Unabridged
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  • "Come, George, fill up your glass," said Ashton repeatedly; but George declined.

    Life in London Edwin Hodder
  • These words he repeatedly pronounced; and they were the last words which he uttered.

  • repeatedly he requested the Admiralty that they would not leave him to rust in indolence.

  • The Austrian repeatedly asked, if there was not a risk of losing the squadron?

  • He tugged still harder, and repeatedly, until the whole tepee was in motion.

    White Fang Jack London
British Dictionary definitions for repeatedly


done, made, or said again and again; continual or incessant
Derived Forms
repeatedly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for repeatedly



"frequent," 1610s, past participle adjective from repeat (v.). Related: Repeatedly.

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