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English definition of “frequency”

frequency

noun [C or U] (HAPPENING)    /ˈfriː.kwən.si/
the number of times something happens within a particular period , or the fact of something happening often or a large number or times : Complaints about the frequency of trains rose by 201 percent in the last year . the increasing frequency of terrorist attacks It's not the duration of his absences from work so much as the frequency that worries me.Frequency and regularity - general words Grammar:MeasurementsGrammar:Area: length, width, depth and heightWe use the nouns length, width, depth and height and the adjectives long, wide, deep and high to talk about area and size:Grammar:Weight and volumeWe use the verb weigh to measure weight:Grammar:Frequency, speed, timeWe use many different expressions to describe frequency, speed and time. Here are some of them:
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