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reiterate

[ree-it-uh-reyt] /riˈɪt əˌreɪt/
verb (used with object), reiterated, reiterating.
1.
to say or do again or repeatedly; repeat, often excessively.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; < Latin reiterātus, past participle of reiterāre to repeat, equivalent to re- re- + iterāre to repeat, derivative of iterum again; see -ate1
Related forms
reiterable, adjective
reiteration, noun
reiterative
[ree-it-uh-rey-tiv, -er-uh-tiv] /riˈɪt əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv/ (Show IPA),
adjective
unreiterable, adjective
unreiterated, adjective
unreiterating, adjective
unreiterative, adjective
Synonyms
See repeat.
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  • But perhaps a collection such as this ought not to be an occasion for reiteration.
British Dictionary definitions for reiteration

reiterate

/riːˈɪtəˌreɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive; may take a clause as object) to say or do again or repeatedly
Derived Forms
reiterant, adjective
reiteration, noun
reiterative, adjective
reiteratively, adverb
Word Origin
C16: from Latin reiterāre to repeat, from re- + iterāre to do again, from iterum again
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Word Origin and History for reiteration
n.

early 15c., from Middle French reiteration and directly from Latin reiterationem (nominative reiteratio) "repetition," noun of action from past participle stem of reiterare (see reiterate).

reiterate

v.

early 15c., "repeat again and again," from Late Latin reiteratus, past participle of reiterare "to repeat," from re- "again" (see re-) + iterare "to repeat," from iterum "again" (see iteration). Related: Reiterated; reiterating.

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