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frequent

adjective uk   /ˈfriː.kwənt/ us  
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 heart attack. The attacks were increasingly frequent and serious.
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verb [T] uk   /frɪˈkwent/ us    /ˈfriː.kwənt/ formal
to be in or visit a particular place often: a bar frequented by criminals
Translations of “frequent”
in Korean 빈번한…
in Arabic مُتَكَرِّر…
in French fréquent…
in Turkish sık sık, sık görülen/olan, alışılmış…
in Italian frequente, assiduo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 頻繁發生的, 常見的…
in Russian частый…
in Polish częsty…
in Spanish frecuente…
in Portuguese frequente…
in German häufig…
in Catalan freqüent, assidu…
in Japanese 頻繁な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 频繁发生的, 常见的…
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