how to pronounce repeater


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repeater is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of repeater in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… by a repeater like legal alien criminal …”

meanings of repeater


  1. One who or that which repeats.
  2. In calico printing, a design repeated at equal intervals in a pattern.
  3. A consumer who repeatedly purchases the same goods or services.
  4. An electronic device that receives a weak or low-level signal and retransmits it at a higher level or higher power.
  5. A patient who repeatedly presents with the same symptoms.
  6. A telegraphic instrument for automatically retransmitting a message.
  7. A student repeating a course or class.
  8. A watch with a striking apparatus which, upon pressure of a spring, will indicate the time, usually in hours and quarters.
  9. One who votes more than once at an election.
  10. A pennant used to indicate that a certain flag in a hoist of signal is duplicated.
  11. In ufology and similar studies, a person who regularly sees unexplained sightings of paranormal phenomena.
  12. A frigate appointed to attend an admiral in a fleet, and to repeat the admiral's signals.
  13. A repeating decimal.
  14. A gun that has a store of cartridges and does not need reloading after each shot.

repeater frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word repeater occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics repeater can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that repeater can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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