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intermittent

adjective uk   /ˌɪn.təˈmɪt.ənt/ us    /-t̬ɚ-/
not happening regularly or continuously; stopping and starting repeatedly or with periods in between: intermittent rain an intermittent noise Although she made intermittent movie appearances, she was essentially a stage actress.
intermittently
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
We've discussed this problem intermittently, but so far we've failed to come up with a solution.
Translations of “intermittent”
in Spanish intermitente…
in French intermittent…
in German stoßweise…
in Chinese (Traditional) 間歇的,斷斷續續的…
in Russian прерывающийся…
in Turkish aralıklı, kesik kesik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 间歇的,断断续续的…
in Polish okresowy, przerywany, przelotny…
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