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  1. rock-onn's Avatar
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    #1

    regurgitate

    Regurgitate

    to repeat facts, ideas etc that you have read or heard without understanding it.

    Does it mean that to speak repeatedly or to write (in an exam)?

    What is the word for speaking a sentence repeadtly with understanding it?

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    #2

    Re: regurgitate

    You can regurgitate things in speech and in writing.

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    #3

    Re: regurgitate

    I like this word. I have learnt something new today. What a good start of the day!

    The verb "to reiterate" might well be the word you're looking for, rock-onn. It means "to say something again or a number of times, typically for emphasis or clarity". However, I think it doesn't necessarily imply that a speaker understands what he's talking about.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    #4

    Re: regurgitate

    "Without understanding it?" Parroting.

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    #5

    Re: regurgitate

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    What a good start of to the day!
    See above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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