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periodicallyadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˌpɪər·iˈɑd·ɪ·kli/
repeatedly at regular times: The equipment should be tested periodically.
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periodicallyadverb

uk   /ˌpɪə.riˈɒd.ɪ.kəl.i/  us   /ˌpɪr.iˈɑː.dɪ.kəl.i/
in a way that is repeated after a particular period of time: The equipment should be tested periodically.
(Definition of periodically from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “periodically”
in Chinese (Simplified) 周期性地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 週期性地,定期地…
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