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"recurring" in British English

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recurringadjective

uk   /rɪˈkɜː.rɪŋ/  us   /-ˈkɝː.ɪŋ/
happening many ​times, or ​happening again: Francis ​suffered all his ​life from a recurring nightmare that he was ​trapped in a ​fallinghouse. The father-daughter ​relationship is a recurring theme in her ​novels. For much of his ​life he ​suffered from recurring ​bouts of ​depression.
Synonym
[after noun] specialized mathematics (of a ​number) ​repeating itself for ​everfollowing a decimal point : 10 ​divided by 3 is 3.3 recurring (= 3.3333...).
(Definition of recurring from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"recurring" in Business English

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recurringadjective

uk   us   /rɪˈkɜːrɪŋ/
FINANCE, ACCOUNTING happening or being done, ​paid, etc. ​regularly, rather than on only one occasion: recurring revenues/costs/expenses The ​companyreturned to ​growth last ​year with recurring ​revenues up 1.7% in the fourth ​quarter. Borrowing a large ​amount of ​money to ​pay recurring ​expenses is a ​clearsign of severe ​budget problems. The ​table reflects both ​chargespaid directly by a ​shareholder out of his or her ​investment and recurring ​chargesdeducted from ​fundassets. The ​directdebit of a ​creditcard on a recurring ​basis is for a ​merchant and an ideal ​solution for ​customers.
(Definition of recurring from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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