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English definition of “episodic”

episodic

adjective uk   /ˌep.ɪˈsɒd.ɪk/ us    /-ˈsɑː.dɪk/ formal

episodic adjective (EVENT)

happening only sometimes and not regularly: The war between these two countries has been long-drawn-out and episodic.

episodic adjective (STORY)

describes stories that are divided into several parts, especially when they are broadcast on the television or radio: an episodic drama series
(Definition of episodic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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