Definition of 'repetitive'

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It certainly felt like that, boring and repetitive. The Sun (2016)Workers lacked incentive and drive to perform the endlessly repetitive tasks. Miller, Roger LeRoy & Fishe, Raymond P. H. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)The first episode makes it clear that this was long and often repetitive work. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Using these sites is about repetitive behaviours. The Sun (2011)This is the weakness of so much repetitive music. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We had an intense physical relationship but it got repetitive and boring. The Sun (2009)Much of the process of building a musical instrument is repetitive and dull. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Already their minds are tending to wander away from the office when doing repetitive daily tasks. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Listen to some music with a repetitive beat? Times, Sunday Times (2011)It will be an excuse for me to write ecstatic repetitive cells of music. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But some past guests comment the food can be a bit repetitive and boring. The Sun (2011)Other workers say that leaning over to check passports is leaving them with shoulder problems and repetitive strain injury. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is because computers handle much of the repetitive process and work is more dependent on the application of knowledge and learning. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There are also too many repetitive Tests because too few countries play the game. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Unusual patterns of thought and physical behaviour, including repetitive physical movements. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At worst they are turning a generation into pale antisocial creatures with repetitive strain injury and a propensity to engage in real violence. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Life can be boring, repetitive and dull. The Sun (2009)The symptoms generally appear gradually, easing at first when the repetitive task is stopped. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They're also more likely to exhibit repetitive behaviours. The Sun (2015)It must also be claustrophobic, repetitive and dull. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Narrow, standardized job descriptions make little sense where employees are no longer performing specialized repetitive tasks. Tompkins, Jonathan Human Resource Management in Government (1995)I begin to wonder if this constant looking at my watch could cause repetitive stress injury. Christianity Today (2000)Doesn't the work get repetitive? Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is noisy, repetitive work and we can't pay that much. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

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Translations for 'repetitive'

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


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