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(ˌrɛp ɪˈtɪʃ ən)

1. the act of repeating; a repeated action, performance, etc.
2. repeated utterance; reiteration.
3. a reproduction or copy.
[1375–1425; late Middle English (< Old French repeticion) < Latin repetītiō=repetī, variant s. of repetere to repeat + -tiō -tion]
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Merck and Johnson & Johnson are currently working together to re-petition the FDA for approval to sell Mevacor over the counter.
I'm feeling pretty good right now,'' said the mother of the 11- year-old, who plans to re-petition Candee on her daughter's behalf.
If she could not write a "legitimate" epic, it was possible to re-petition and re-cite the generic markers of the epic as a genre, the stylistic traits which indicate that the text "belongs" to the genre, such as the invocation of Calliope or the use of an epic simile or elevated style.