Definition of reiterate in English:
Say something again or a number of times, typically for emphasis or clarity: [with clause]: she reiterated that the government would remain steadfast in its support [with direct speech]: ‘I just want to forget it all,’ he reiterated [with object]: he reiterated the points made in his earlier speech
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- They carried placards reiterating the need for abolishing child labour and the slogans emphasised the need to end this social menace, which was rampant in developing countries.
- May I reiterate comments made four years ago, which I will repeat with monotonous regularity until something is done about it.
- The emphasis on technical skill was reiterated again and again in the Kennedy household.
late Middle English (in the sense 'do an action repeatedly'): from Latin reiterat- 'gone over again', from the verb reiterare, from re- 'again' + iterare 'do a second time'.
- Example sentences
- Under such circumstances, a culture needs to engage in rather deliberate reiterations of performative norms.
- What he said was prefaced very clearly with a reiteration of the Chancellor's commitment to complete the assessment of the five economic tests by June 2003.
- In conjunction with the desire to ward off reflexivity, this reiteration of subject and object suggests that the Center's posthumanist science perpetuates humanist assumptions.
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- We argue this examination needs to take into account the status of Maori under the Treaty, and to recognise the reiterative and regulatory role of media discourses.
- But her assuming of this identity, here, is intended as an interruption in that reiterative homophobia that promotes and produces certain socially acceptable versions of self, whilst condemning others.
- Rehabilitation is a reiterative, active, educational, problem solving process focused on a patient's behaviour, with the following components.