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repetitive (rɪˈpɛtɪtɪv



  1. characterized by or given to unnecessary repetition; boring   ⇒  ■ dull, repetitive work

Derived Forms

reˈpetitively  adverb
reˈpetitiveness  noun


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= monotonous, boring, dull, mechanical, tedious, recurrent, unchanging, samey (informal), unvaried

Translations for 'repetitive'

  • British English: repetitive Repetitive actions are repeated many times and are therefore boring.Factory workers often do repetitive jobs.rɪˈpɛtɪtɪv ADJECTIVE
  • Arabic: مُتَكَرِّر
  • Brazilian Portuguese: repetitivo repetitiva
  • Chinese: 重复的
  • Croatian: repetitivan repetitivna
  • Czech: opakující se
  • Danish: ensformig
  • Dutch: herhalend (zich)
  • European Spanish: repetitivo repetitiva
  • Finnish: itseään toistava
  • French: répétitif
  • German: dauernd wiederholend (sich)
  • Greek: επαναληπτικός επαναληπτική
  • Italian: ripetitivo ripetitiva
  • Japanese: 反復性の
  • Korean: 반복적인
  • Norwegian: repeterende
  • Polish: powtarzający się powtarzająca się
  • Portuguese: repetitivo repetitiva
  • Romanian: repetabil repetabil, repetabilă, repetabili, repetabile
  • Russian: повторяющийся повторяющаяся
  • Spanish: repetitivo repetitiva
  • Swedish: enformig enformigt
  • Thai: ที่ทำซ้ำซาก
  • Turkish: tekrarlayan
  • Ukrainian: повторюваний
  • Vietnamese: lặp đi lặp lại


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