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Etymology edit

repeated +‎ -ly

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  • IPA(key): /ɹɪˈpiːtɪdli/
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  • Hyphenation: re‧peat‧ed‧ly

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repeatedly (comparative more repeatedly, superlative most repeatedly)

  1. Done several times or in repetition.
    He repeatedly violated the court order, and shall now be punished.
    • 2011 October 1, Tom Fordyce, “Rugby World Cup 2011: England 16-12 Scotland”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Scotland had the territory and the momentum, forcing England into almost twice as many tackles and rattling them repeatedly at set-pieces.
    • 2022 August 10, Mel Holley, “Network News: Question marks over TransPennine upgrade spending”, in RAIL, number 963, page 24:
      Since 2017, the DfT has "repeatedly altered the scope of the TRU [TransPennine Route Upgrade] to meet differing ministerial priorities and budget constraints", says the NAO [National Audit Office].

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