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[rɪˈpit] [rɪˈpit]

vt.复述,背诵;重复

vi.重做;重复投票

n.(节目)重演;重复;重复的事物

常用短语

  1. repeat mode

    重复模式

  2. repeat back

    回答指令,复述

  3. repeat oneself

    不自觉地重复

  4. 更多词组短语 »

场景例句

  1. We don't want to repeat stuff.

    我们不想重复事情。

  2. I'm sorry — could you repeat that?

    对不起—你可以再说一遍吗?

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  3. I repeat that point for each role.

    我对每个角色都重复那一点。

  4. 更多双语例句 »

反义词

同义词辨析

  • 以下词都有“引用,复述”的意思,区别是:
  • cite 指引经据典以示证明或凭据。

    quote 指不加剪裁的直接引用原文或原话。

    repeat 仅强调口头或笔头重复别人的话或字句,并不必指明出处。

    词根: -peat- 追求, 降落
  1. repeat [rɪˈpit] vt. 复述,背诵;重复 vi. 重做;重复投票 n. (节目)重演;重复;重复的事物

    repeat: re-反复 + -peat-追求 → 反复追求 → 反复做,反复说 → 重复,重做,复述

单词家谱

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repeat 重复,重说,重做

来源于拉丁语中由前缀re-(再;回)和动词petere(寻求)组成的复合动词repetere(回去)。

词根词缀:re-再;回 + peat( -pet- )寻求

repeat 重复

来 自 拉 丁 语 repetere,重 复 做,来 自 re-,再,重 新,petere,追 寻,努 力,要 求,词 源 同 compete,petition.

repeat (v.)

late 14c., repēten "to say what one has already said," from Old French repeter "say or do again, get back, demand the return of" (13c., Modern French répéeter) and directly from Latin repetere "do or say again; attack again," from re- "again" (see re-) + petere "to go to; attack; strive after; ask for, beseech" (from PIE root *pet- "to rush, to fly").

Meaning "say what another has said" is from 1590s. As an emphatic word in radio broadcasts, 1938. Meaning "do over again; do, make, or perform again" is from 1550s; the specific meaning "to take a course of education over again" is recorded from 1945, American English. Intransitive sense of "perform some distinctive (but unspecified) function again or a second time" is by 1714. Related: Repeated; repeating.

repeat (n.)

mid-15c., repete, in music, "a repeated passage, a passage performed a second time," from repeat (v.). By 1660s in reference to the sign in musical notation which indicates this. By 1937 of a repetition of a broadcast program.

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