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English definition of “erratic”

erratic

adjective     /ɪˈrætɪk/
something that is erratic is not regular , certain , or organized in its movement or behaviour : The erratic behaviour of the stock market is making investors nervous . Stocks closed up slightly after an erratic day of trading .
erratically adverb
(Definition of erratic adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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