repeat

repeat
repeat [{{t}}rɪ'pi:t]
1 transitive verb
(a) (say again → word, secret, instructions, question) répéter; (→ demand, promise, threat) répéter, réitérer;
you're repeating yourself vous vous répétez;
I don't dare repeat what he said je n'ose pas répéter ce qu'il a dit;
it can't be repeated too often on ne saurait trop le répéter;
it doesn't bear repeating (rude) c'est trop grossier pour être répété; (trivial) ça ne vaut pas la peine d'être répété
(b) (redo, re-execute → action, attack, mistake) répéter, renouveler; {{}}Music{{}} reprendre;
I wouldn't like to repeat the experience je n'aimerais pas renouveler l'expérience;
it's history repeating itself c'est l'histoire qui se répète;
the same little ritual is repeated every morning le même petit rituel se renouvelle chaque matin;
the pattern repeats itself le motif se répète
(c) {{}}Radio{{}} & {{}}Television{{}} (broadcast) rediffuser
(d) {{}}Commerce{{}} (order, offer) renouveler
(e) {{}}School{{}} & {{}}University{{}} (class, year) redoubler
2 intransitive verb
(a) (say again) répéter;
I repeat, I have never heard of him je le répète, je n'ai jamais entendu parler de lui;
I shall never, repeat never, go there again je n'y retournerai jamais, mais alors ce qui s'appelle jamais;
{{}}School{{}} repeat after me répétez après moi
(b) (recur) se répéter, se reproduire; {{}}Mathematics{{}} se reproduire périodiquement
(c) (food) donner des renvois;
onions always repeat on me les oignons me donnent toujours des renvois
(d) {{}}American{{}} {{}}Politics{{}} voter plus d'une fois (à une même élection)
(e) (watch, clock) être à répétition
3 noun
(a) (gen) répétition f
(b) {{}}Music{{}} (passage) reprise f; (sign) signe m de reprise
(c) {{}}Radio{{}} & {{}}Television{{}} (broadcast) rediffusion f, reprise f
4 compound-forming noun
(order, visit) renouvelé
►► {{}}Computing{{}} repeat function fonction f de répétition;
{{}}Law{{}} repeat offender récividiste mf;
{{}}Theatre{{}} repeat performance deuxième représentation f;
{{}}figurative{{}} we don't want a repeat performance of last year's chaos nous ne voulons pas que le désordre de l'année dernière se reproduise;
{{}}pejorative{{}} to give a repeat performance jouer la même comédie;
repeat prescription ordonnance f (de renouvellement d'un médicament);
she gave me a repeat prescription elle a renouvelé mon ordonnance;
{{}}Marketing{{}} repeat purchase achats mpl répétés;
{{}}Marketing{{}} repeat sale ventes fpl répétées

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