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Definition of Repetition


  1. The act of repeating; a doing or saying again; iteration.
  2. Recital from memory; rehearsal.
  3. The act of repeating, singing, or playing, the same piece or part a second time; reiteration of a note.
  4. Reiteration, or repeating the same word, or the same sense in different words, for the purpose of making a deeper impression on the audience.
  5. The measurement of an angle by successive observations with a repeating instrument.

Repetition Quotations

The element of truth in the concept of genius is to be sought in the object, in what is open, not confined by repetition.
Theodor W. Adorno

I tell a student that the most important class you can take is technique. A great chef is first a great technician. 'If you are a jeweler, or a surgeon or a cook, you have to know the trade in your hand. You have to learn the process. You learn it through endless repetition until it belongs to you.
Jacques Pepin

Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought. - Napoleon Hill
Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.
Napoleon Hill

I think the real reason for my improvement is because I had such a long period in the off-season just working as hard as I could on all my new dives; making sure I did lots of repetition to get them consistent.
Tom Daley

The custom of speaking to God Almighty as freely as with a slave - caring nothing whether the words are suitable or not, but simply saying the first thing that comes to mind from being learnt by rote by frequent repetition - cannot be called prayer: God grant that no Christian may address Him in this manner.
Saint Teresa of Avila
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Repetition Translations

repetition in Danish is gentagelse
repetition in Dutch is herhaling, repetitie
repetition in Italian is replica
repetition in Latin is repetitio
repetition in Swedish is upprepning, repetition
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