[ ri-pet-i-tiv ]
/ rɪˈpɛt ɪ tɪv /
pertaining to or characterized by repetition.
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OTHER WORDS FROM repetitive
re·pet·i·tive·ly, adverbre·pet·i·tive·ness, nounnon·re·pet·i·tive, adjectivenon·re·pet·i·tive·ly, adverb
un·re·pet·i·tive, adjectiveun·re·pet·i·tive·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH repetitiverepetitious repetitive
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British Dictionary definitions for non-repetitive
/ (rɪˈpɛtɪtɪv) /
characterized by or given to unnecessary repetition; boringdull, repetitive work
Derived forms of repetitiverepetitively, adverbrepetitiveness, noun
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