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repeated

[ri-pee-tid]
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adjective
  1. done, made, or said again and again: repeated attempts.
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Origin of repeated

First recorded in 1605–15; repeat + -ed2
Related formsre·peat·ed·ly, adverbnon·re·peat·ed, adjectiveun·re·peat·ed, adjective
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Related Words

regularlyoftenagainfrequentlymuchoftoftentimesofttimes

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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

repeated

adjective
  1. done, made, or said again and again; continual or incessant
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Derived Formsrepeatedly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for repeatedly

repeated

adj.

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

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