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"often" in British English

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oftenadverb

uk   /ˈɒf.ən/ /ˈɒf.tən/  us   /ˈɑːf.ən/  /ˈɑːf.tən/
A1 many times: I often see him in the garden. How often do you wash your hair? I don't often drink beer. It's not often that you meet someone who you're instantly attracted to. I don't see my parents as often as I'd like to. Christmas is often mild in this country.
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(Definition of often from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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oftenadverb

 us     /ˈɔ·fən, ˈɔf·tən/  /ˈɑf·ən, ˈɑf·tən/
a lot or many times; frequently: She was often late for class. I don’t see my parents as often as I’d like to.
(Definition of often from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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