US: /ˌɹɛpəˈtɪʃən/
UK: /ɹˌɛpətˈɪʃən/

English Vietnamese dictionary

repetition /,repi'tiʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự nhắc lại, sự lặp lại; điều nhắc lại, điều lặp lại
    • sự bắt chước
      • a mere repetition: chỉ là một sự bắt chước
    • bài học thuộc lòng
    • (từ hiếm,nghĩa hiếm) bản sao chép
    • (âm nhạc) sự tập duyệt
    • (âm nhạc) ngón mổ liên tục

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 [U, C] the fact of doing or saying the same thing many times: learning by repetition + In her work we find the constant repetition of the same themes.
2 [C] a thing that has been done or said before: We do not want to see a repetition of last year's tragic events.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 Often, repetitions. reiteration(s), duplication(s), redundancy or redundancies, repeats, tautology or tautologies:
The book is full of boring repetitions.
2 reiteration, repeat, echo, echoing, repeating, duplication, duplicating, rehearsal, recapitulation, restatement, replication, rereading, retelling, relisting, recital, reprise, rerun, rerunning:
We sat through a repetition of every name for the benefit of any who might have missed it the first time.

Collocation dictionary


exact | frequent | constant, endless


Blues is a musical form that uses a lot of repetition.
| avoid, prevent
She said I should avoid repetition of words in my essay.


the risk of repetition
At the risk of repetition (= although I have already mentioned this), it is worth mentioning again that young children are particularly vulnerable to accidents in the home.

Concise English dictionary

+an event that repeats
+the act of doing or performing again
+the repeated use of the same word or word pattern as a rhetorical device