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noun [countable]     repeat pronunciation in British English
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  1. 2
    an event, action, situation etc that happens again or is similar to one that happened before
    repeat of:

    Police fear a repeat of last weekend’s riots.

    a repeat performance (=something that happens again, especially something bad):

    We don’t want a repeat performance of yesterday’s argument, do we?

  2. 3
    music a particular passage of music played again, or the symbol that tells a musician to do this


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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