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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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Nevertheless, the panel suggested that the shortcomings in the petitioner's case concerning his legal education could be cured, and it recommended that he be allowed to re-petition for reinstatement after six months.<br />The board adopted the hearing panel report and recommendation.
All other offenders may petition the circuit court for expungement after ten years from the initial date of registration, and may re-petition every two years thereafter.
Kimberly Benston comments: "Brown's poems inscribe the past not as a nostalgic after-thought but as a process engendering unlimited visions, not as a feeble gesture toward an unrealizable ideal but as a dynamic proposition, an after-song that is both petition and re-petition" (Benston 35).