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English definition of “sporadic”


adjective     /spəˈræd.ɪk/
happening sometimes; not regular or continuous: sporadic gunfire a sporadic electricity supply More than 100 people have been killed this year in sporadic outbursts of ethnic violence. → Synonym occasionalFrequency and regularity - general words sporadically     /-ɪ.kəl.i/ adverb Frequency and regularity - general words
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