Translation of repetition in Spanish:


repetición, n.

Pronunciation /ˌrɛpəˈtɪʃ(ə)n/ /rɛpɪˈtɪʃ(ə)n/

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    repetición feminine
    we don't want a repetition of what happened yesterday no queremos que se repita lo de ayer
    • Their first writing task was to demonstrate their ability to emulate skillful use of repetition by writing a short speech modeled after those that they had just finished studying.
    • So the countersignature that returns to Nietzsche when he writes himself to himself validates the first by repetition.
    • Over twenty-four minutes, the laborious repetition seems similar to the use of a single phrase, repeated on end, in an attempt to reach a state of heightened awareness.
    • These phrases were part of his calculated repetition, and often involved the leitmotifs and correlatives already stressed in ‘earlier’ stories.
    • Dickens later qualified this repetition by changing the punctuation.
    • It plays out like a good stand-up comedy routine, frequently coming back to several details or situations, which get more funny through repetition and changing context.
    • The progress or development of style becomes temporalised within the narration encouraging viewer awareness of repetition and change.
    • He demonstrates how repetition changes meaning over time.
    • If you listen closely, you realize that it is a loop of her voice, but the message is clear: repetition can be a banal and tedious activity, especially if the end result is nowhere closer to where you'd like to be.
    • Leigh is also renowned for his dialogue, which is consistently authentic and loaded with comic repetition and misunderstanding.
    • By its nature, as a collection of papers, there is bound to be repetition across chapters.
    • From the forced smiles and chorus-like repetition of ‘American’ to the clichéd piano player, everything to do with the play oozed Southern charm.
    • Again, as the details of the story emerge, Owen employs repetition to emphasize the degree to which the characters contradict themselves, then defend themselves.
    • Therefore, neat and concise hyphenated compound terms will be used throughout to help disentangle his various roles and avoid needless repetition and reader boredom.
    • A torrent of repetition and gibberish pours unendingly from the mouth of a man in a clown costume in Naumann's painful, static video installation.
    • But his childish repetition of gritty details makes A Million Little Pieces not only tedious, but downright farcical in spots.
    • The speech is poetic and uses repetition for emphasis.
    • If you read a lot of Jennings's work, the poems blur into one another; there is too much repetition, too much rewriting of the same poem, too many neat little verse essays.
    • From the insistent repetition, one gets the impression that this is a phone call that has been made many times before and will be replayed in the future.
    • His work has a poetic quality in its rhythmic repetition and its references to the dichotomy between nature and culture.
    • The double is the literary negation of personal identity and the concept of character, just as the repetition of events is the negation of time and plot.
    • Stories from the Rains of Love and Death consists of five scenes that fold into one another connected by a repetition of events and motifs.
    • The earliest series of prohibitions against this rising print culture date to the late seventeenth century, and attempt to enforce a ban on the depiction of current events through periodic repetition.
    • To us, the present generation, a repetition of these events is out of the question.
    • Whilst the textbook controversy could be seen as simply a repetition of previous incidents, the events of April are significant because of the scale and vehemence of the protests.
    • The many echoes and repetitions throughout the performances carried the audience from one movement to another.
    • In the repetition of the performance, we entered more deeply into the material within the therapeutic gaze and the relationship that we had established.
    • Through this measure the chances of success against a repetition of the revolutionary movement were greatly improved.
    • Across a substance common to both, we witness repetitions of political impulses, as if the world starts with the muscle, not with the map.
    • The body movement that has to be related to the camera movement, and is determined by the latter, separates itself, during the repetition of the scene, from the facial expression.
    • The chief innovation here is the repetition of scenes with minor but supposedly significant differences, such as moving the room around for a new angle of vision.
    • That is the experience, a heady repetition, that is immediately overwhelming, but so captivating that you are drawn to the detail.
    • The late 19th century saw a repetition of this process in the white dominions of Canada and Australasia.
    • Ferguson focuses his attention on the repetitions and little changes involved in the drawn-out affair that is the filming of a Hollywood scene.
    • I think it matches to the idea of recalling advertisement creativity is set within the economy of time and repetition of an industry.
    • Specific events become only abstractions, so many rather vague repetitions of the same kind of incident.
    • Teaching solid reading skills, just as in teaching accuracy in fingering, requires many successive weekly repetitions before these are developed into skills and habits.
    • Stein suggests that the French are more concerned with the repetitions of daily living than with the actual war.
    • Being a repetition on earlier happenings, each composition becomes imbued with a solid mass; no longer transitory, these selections are guided along a set path.
    • By analyzing the sources of return, however, it can be easily seen that a repetition of that historical performance is improbable.