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Again

again

adverb

used for saying that something happens or someone does something one more time when it has already happened or been done before

repeated

adjective

done many times

renewed

adjective

happening again after a pause, and with more energy, strength, or enthusiasm than before

recurrent

adjective

happening again, especially several times

ad infinitum

adverb

if you do something ad infinitum, you repeat it again and again

over

adverb, preposition

if you do something over, you do it again

cyclical

adjective

cyclical events happen again and again in the same order or at the same times

yet again

one more time after there have been many other times

day after day/week after week/year after year etc

happening again and again every day/week/year for a long time

again

adverb

used for saying that someone or something is in the same state or condition they were in before something happened

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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