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frequently meaning

EN[ˈfɹiː.kwənt.li]
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    Definition of frequently in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMmore frequentlySUPmost frequentlySUF-ly
    1. At frequent intervals.
      1. As we age, the major arteries of our bodies frequently become thickened with plaque, a fatty material with an oatmeal-like consistency that builds up along the inner lining of blood vessels. The reason plaque forms isn’t entirely known, but it seems to be related to high levels of cholesterol inducing an inflammatory response, which can also attract and trap more cellular debris over time.
    2. (mathematics, of a sequence) For infinitely many terms of the sequence.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The small size of the airstrip meant that pilots would frequently overfly and have to circle back.
        • The North Face of the Eiger is notoriously fickle, frequently rebuffing the world’s most experienced climbers with stonefall, storms and avalanches.
        • Medial subtalar dislocation occurs more frequently than the lateral form because the lateral talocalcaneal and calcaneofibular ligaments are weaker than deltoid and medial talocalcaneal ligaments.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Frequently used PVP approaches include the pedicular, parapedicular, anterolateral, and posterolateral approaches.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • It's a popular product, and they have to replenish their stock of it frequently.
        • Statistics show that political candidates that greatly outspend their opponents win more frequently.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Time adverbs
          • Frequency adverbs
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -ly
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        Meaning of frequently for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "frequently" is an adverb, more specifically, a time adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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