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intermittentadjective

 us   /ˌɪn·tərˈmɪt·ənt/
not ​happeningregularly or ​continuously; ​stopping and ​startingrepeatedly or with ​longperiods in between
intermittently
adverb  us   /ˌɪnt·ərˈmɪt·ənt·li/
It rained intermittently all ​day.
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intermittentadjective

uk   /ˌɪn.təˈmɪt.ənt/  us   /ˌɪn.t̬ɚˈmɪt.ənt/
not ​happeningregularly or ​continuously; ​stopping and ​startingrepeatedly or with ​periods in between: intermittent ​rain an intermittent ​noise Although she made intermittent ​movieappearances, she was ​essentially a ​stageactress.
intermittently
adverb uk   /ˌɪn.təˈmɪt.ənt.li/  us   /ˌɪn.t̬ɚˈmɪt.ənt.li/
We've ​discussed this ​problem intermittently, but so ​far we've ​failed to come up with a ​solution.
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