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English definition of “recurring”

recurring

adjective     /rɪˈkɜː.rɪŋ/ US  /-ˈkɝː.ɪŋ/
happening many times, or happening again: The father-daughter relationship is a recurring theme in her novels. For much of his life he suffered from recurring bouts of depression. LeFanu suffered all his life from a recurrent nightmare that he was trapped in a falling house. → Synonym recurrentOccurring and happening [after noun] specialized mathematics (of a number) repeating itself for ever following a decimal point: 10 divided by 3 is 3.3 recurring (= 3.3333...).
(Definition of recurring adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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