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intermittent

adjective uk   /ˌɪn.təˈmɪt.ənt/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/
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   us   /-li/
We've discussed this problem intermittently, but so far we've failed to come up with a solution.
Translations of “intermittent”
in Vietnamese không liên tục…
in Spanish intermitente…
in Thai เป็นพัก ๆ…
in Malaysian sekejap-sekejap…
in French intermittent…
in German stoßweise…
in Chinese (Traditional) 間歇的,斷斷續續的…
in Indonesian kadang-kadang terjadi, sebentar-sebentar…
in Russian прерывающийся…
in Turkish aralıklı, kesik kesik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 间歇的,断断续续的…
in Polish okresowy, przerywany, przelotny…
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