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Definition of repeat noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    repeat

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    NAmE//rɪˈpit//
     
     
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  1. 1a television or radio program that has been broadcast before “Is it a new series?” “No, a repeat.”
  2. 2 an event that is very similar to something that happened before A repeat of the 1906 earthquake could kill up to 11,000 people. She didn't want a repeat performance of what had happened the night before. (business) a repeat order (= for a further supply of the same goods)
  3. 3(music) a passage that is repeated
  4. Word Familyrepeat verb nounrepeatable adjective (unrepeatable)repeated adjectiverepeatedly adverbrepetition nounrepetitive adjectiverepetitious adjectiverepeat verb nounrepeatable adjective (unrepeatable)repeated adjectiverepeatedly adverbrepetition nounrepetitive adjectiverepetitious adjective
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