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Said, done, or occurring again and again: We heard repeated knocks on the door.

re·peat′ed·ly adv.


done, made, or said again and again; continual or incessant
reˈpeatedly adv


(rɪˈpi tɪd)

done or said again and again: repeated attempts.
re•peat′ed•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.repeated - recurring again and again; "perennial efforts to stipulate the requirements"
continual - occurring without interruption; chiefly restricted to what recurs regularly or frequently in a prolonged and closely spaced series; "the continual banging of the shutters"


adjective persistent, constant, relentless, perpetual, continual, unrelenting, incessant, unremitting Repeated absence from school is problem behavior.


[rɪˈpiːtɪd] ADJ [attacks, warnings, attempts] → repetido; [requests, demands] → reiterado; [criticism] → constante
there have been repeated calls for his resignationse ha pedido su dimisión reiteradamente or repetidas veces


[rɪˈpiːtɪd] adj (= frequent) → répété(e)
He failed despite repeated efforts → Il a échoué malgré des efforts répétés.


adj, repeatedly


(rəˈpiːt) verb
1. to say or do again. Would you repeat those instructions, please?
2. to say (something one has heard) to someone else, sometimes when one ought not to. Please do not repeat what I've just told you.
3. to say (something) one has learned by heart. to repeat a poem.
something which is repeated. I'm tired of seeing all these repeats on television; (also adjective) a repeat performance.
reˈpeated adjective
said, done etc many times. In spite of repeated warnings, he went on smoking.
reˈpeatedly adverb
many times. I've asked him for it repeatedly.
repetition (repəˈtiʃən) noun
(an) act of repeating.
repetitive (rəˈpetətiv) adjective
doing, saying, the same thing too often. His speeches are very repetitive; My job is a bit repetitive.
reˈpetitively adverb
reˈpetitiveness noun
repeat oneself
to repeat what one has already said. Listen carefully because I don't want to have to repeat myself.

to repeat (not repeat again) the lessons.
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Her friends repeated the pleasing phrase enthusiastically, and for several minutes she stood, like a jackdaw in the fable, enjoying her borrowed plumes, while the rest chattered like a party of magpies.
His passionate eager protestations of love, heard coming out of the darkness by the cemetery wall, or from the deep shadows of the trees on the hill that ran up to the Fair Grounds from Waterworks Pond, were repeated in the stores.
I told her my name, and she repeated it after me and made Yulka say it.
Though the arts of peace were unknown to this fatal region, its forests were alive with men; its shades and glens rang with the sounds of martial music, and the echoes of its mountains threw back the laugh, or repeated the wanton cry, of many a gallant and reckless youth, as he hurried by them, in the noontide of his spirits, to slumber in a long night of forgetfulness.
That son of yours," repeated young Andrews, "is a leech.
It is repeated, of course, by the breadths, but not otherwise.
repeated Christie; "you are horribly mysterious this morning.
repeated the guest, with a strange, sluggish, ill-defined utterance.
Involved in these thoughts, she scarcely heard a voice behind her until it had repeated her name more than once, in a loud and solemn tone, audible to the whole multitude.
But as the colossal skull embraces so very large a proportion of the entire extentof the skeleton; as it is by far the most complicated part; and as nothing is to be repeated concerning it in this chapter, you must not fail to carry it in your mind, or under your arm, as we proceed, otherwise you will not gain a complete notion of the general structure we are about to view.
John Barsad," repeated madame, after murmuring it once to herself.
Go on with the next verse,' the Gryphon repeated impatiently:

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