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intermittentadjective

uk   /ˌɪn.təˈmɪt.ənt/ us   /ˌɪn.t̬ɚˈmɪt.ənt/
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   /ˌɪn.təˈmɪt.ənt.li/ us   /ˌɪn.t̬ɚˈmɪt.ənt.li/
We've discussed this problem intermittently, but so far we've failed to come up with a solution.
(Definition of intermittent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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intermittentadjective

us   /ˌɪn·tərˈmɪt·ənt/
intermittently
adverb us   /ˌɪnt·ərˈmɪt·ənt·li/
It rained intermittently all day.
(Definition of intermittent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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