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peripatetic

adjective uk   /ˌper.ɪ.pəˈtet.ɪk/ us    /-ˈtet̬-/ formal
travelling around to different places, usually because you work in more than one place: a peripatetic music teacher
Translations of “peripatetic”
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指因工作而)巡迴的,流動的, 漫遊的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指因工作而)巡游的,流动的…
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