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Meaning of “often” - Learner’s Dictionary

often

adverb     /ˈɒfən, ˈɒftən/
MANY TIMES A1 many times or regularly: I often see her there. He said I could visit as often as I liked. How often (= How many times) do you go to the gym? I don't see her very often.Frequency and regularity - general words
NORMALLY B2 If something often happens or is often true, it is normal for it to happen or it is usually true: Headaches are often caused by stress. Brothers and sisters often argue. December is often mild.Habitual and customary
Translations of “often”
in Arabic غالِبا, كَثيرا ما…
in Korean 종종, 보통…
in Malaysian selalu…
in French souvent…
in Turkish sık sık, sıklıkla, genellikle…
in Italian spesso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 時常,經常, 多次…
in Russian часто, большей частью…
in Polish często…
in Vietnamese thường xuyên…
in Spanish a menudo, con frecuencia…
in Portuguese frequentemente, frequência, muitas vezes…
in Thai บ่อย ๆ…
in German oft…
in Catalan sovint…
in Japanese (頻度が)よく, だいたい, 大抵…
in Indonesian sering…
in Chinese (Simplified) 时常,经常, 多次…
(Definition of often from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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