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Lewis : repetitio

repetitio, rĕpĕtītĭo, ōnis, f. id.. A demanding back, reclamation, Dig. 50, 17, 41; App. Mag. p. 332, 4; hence, repetitionem habere, i.e. jus repetendi, Dig. 3, 6, 3.

A repetition, in speaking or writing: repetitio frequentior ejusdem nominis, Quint. 9, 1, 24: brevis rerum, id. 4, prooem. § 6: probationis ejusdem, id. 8, 3, 88; 9, 3, 22; 6, 1, 1: effugere repetitiones, id. 10, 1, 7: repetitio instauratioque ejusdem rei sub alio nomine, Favorin. ap. Gell. 13, 25 (24), 9: legatorum, Dig. 30, 1, 19.

In partic. rhet. t. t., a repetition of the same word at the beginning of several sentences: anaphora, ἀναφορά, Auct. Her. 4, 13, 19: crebra, Cic. de Or. 3, 54, 206; Quint. 9, 1, 33; cf. Mart. Cap. 5, § 533.