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re·pet·i·tive

 (rĭ-pĕt′ĭ-tĭv)
adj.
Given to or characterized by repetition.

re·pet′i·tive·ly adv.
re·pet′i·tive·ness n.

repetitive

(rɪˈpɛtɪtɪv)
adj
characterized by or given to unnecessary repetition; boring: dull, repetitive work.
reˈpetitively adv
reˈpetitiveness n

re•pet•i•tive

(rɪˈpɛt ɪ tɪv)

adj.
pertaining to or characterized by repetition.
[1830–40]
re•pet′i•tive•ly, adv.
re•pet′i•tive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.repetitive - repetitive and persistent; "the bluejay's insistent cry"
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"
2.repetitive - characterized by repetition; "repetitive movement"
nonrepetitive - marked by the absence of repetition; "nonrepetitive DNA sequence"; "nonrepetitive dance movements"

repetitive

adjective monotonous, boring, dull, mechanical, tedious, recurrent, unchanging, samey (informal), unvaried factory workers who do repetitive jobs

repetitive

adjective
Characterized by repetition:
Translations
opakující se
ensformig
itseään toistava
repetitivan
endurtekningarsamur; tilbreytingarlaus
反復性の
반복적인
opakujúci sa
enformig
ที่ทำซ้ำซาก
lặp đi lặp lại

repetitive

[rɪˈpetɪtɪv]
A. ADJrepetitivo, reiterativo
the book is a bit repetitiveel libro tiene sus repeticiones
B. CPD repetitive strain injury, repetitive stress injury N lesión en las muñecas y los brazos sufrida por teclistas

repetitive

[rɪˈpɛtɪtɪv] adj
[movement, work] → répétitif/ive
[speech] → plein(e) de reditesrepetitive strain injury ntroubles mpl musculosquelettiques

repetitive

adjsich dauernd wiederholend; work alsomonoton; to be repetitivesich dauernd wiederholen; standing in a production line is such repetitive workdie Arbeit am Fließband ist äußerst eintönig

repetitive

[rɪˈpɛtɪtɪv] adj (work) → ripetitivo/a, monotono/a; (movement) → che si ripete

repeat

(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.
noun
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.

repetitive

مُتَكَرِّر opakující se ensformig dauernd wiederholend (sich) επαναληπτικός repetitivo itseään toistava répétitif repetitivan ripetitivo 反復性の 반복적인 herhalend (zich) repeterende powtarzający się repetitivo повторяющийся enformig ที่ทำซ้ำซาก tekrarlayan lặp đi lặp lại 重复的

repetitive

adj repetitivo
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