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Meaning of “frequent” in the English Dictionary

"frequent" in British English

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frequentadjective

uk   us   /ˈfriː.kwənt/
B1 happening often: a frequent ​visitor to the US A frequent ​criticism of the ​proposal has been ​its high ​cost. The most frequent ​cause of ​death is ​heartdisease. The ​attacks were ​increasingly frequent and ​serious.

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frequentverb [T]

uk   /frɪˈkwent/  us   /ˈfriː.kwənt/ formal
to be in or ​visit a ​particularplace often: a ​bar frequented by ​criminals
(Definition of frequent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"frequent" in American English

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frequentadjective

 us   /ˈfri·kwənt/
happening often; ​common: She makes frequent ​tripshome to Beijing.
frequently
adverb  us   /ˈfri·kwənt·li/
I frequently ​disagree with him. I moved much more frequently than I ​wanted to.

frequentverb [T]

 us   /friˈkwent, ˈfri·kwənt/
to often be in or often ​visit a ​particularplace: They go to ​clubs frequented by ​artists.
(Definition of frequent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"frequent" in Business English

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frequentadjective

uk   us   /ˈfriːkwənt/
happening or doing something often: A frequent criticism of the ​proposal has been its high ​cost. Thomas is a frequent presenter at ​tradeconventions.
frequently
adverb
He ​meets with his ​manager less frequently than he would like.
(Definition of frequent from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “frequent”
in Korean 빈번한…
in Arabic مُتَكَرِّر…
in Malaysian sering…
in French fréquent…
in Russian частый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 頻繁發生的, 常見的…
in Italian frequente, assiduo…
in Turkish sık sık, sık görülen/olan, alışılmış…
in Polish częsty…
in Spanish frecuente…
in Vietnamese thường xuyên, hay xảy ra…
in Portuguese frequente…
in Thai ซึ่งเป็นประจำ…
in German häufig…
in Catalan freqüent, assidu…
in Japanese 頻繁な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 频繁发生的, 常见的…
in Indonesian sering…
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