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Noun: reduplication  ri,d(y)oo-plu'key-shun
  1. Repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the beginning of the next
    - anadiplosis
  2. The syllable added in a reduplicated word form
  3. A word formed by or containing a repeated syllable or speech sound (usually at the beginning of the word)
  4. The act of repeating over and again (or an instance thereof)
    - reiteration

Derived forms: reduplications

Type of: repeating, repetition, syllable, word

Encyclopedia: Reduplication