[ rep-i-tish-uh n ]
/ ˌrɛp ɪˈtɪʃ ən /
the act of repeating, or doing, saying, or writing something again; repeated action, performance, production, or presentation.
repeated utterance; reiteration.
something made by or resulting from repeating.
a reproduction, copy, or replica.
Civil Law. an action or demand for the recovery of a payment or delivery made by error or upon failure to fulfill a condition.
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Origin of repetition
OTHER WORDS FROM repetitionnon·rep·e·ti·tion, noun
Words nearby repetition
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Example sentences from the Web for non-repetition
Repeat the antecedent before the relative where the non-repetition causes any ambiguity.Word Study and English Grammar|Frederick W. Hamilton
British Dictionary definitions for non-repetition
/ (ˌrɛpɪˈtɪʃən) /
the act or an instance of repeating; reiteration
a thing, word, action, etc, that is repeated
a replica or copy
civil law Scots law the recovery or repayment of money paid or received by mistake, as when the same bill has been paid twice
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