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frequently

EN[ˈfɹiː.kwənt.li]
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    Definition of frequently in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMmore frequentlySUPmost frequentlySUF-ly
    1. At frequent intervals.
      1. As we age, the major arteries of our bodies frequently become thickened with plaque, a fatty material with an oatmeal-like consistency that builds up along the inner lining of blood vessels. The reason plaque forms isn’t entirely known, but it seems to be related to high levels of cholesterol inducing an inflammatory response, which can also attract and trap more cellular debris over time.
    2. (mathematics, of a sequence) For infinitely many terms of the sequence.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • “… No rogue e’er felt the halter draw, with a good opinion of the law, and perhaps my own detestation of the law arises from my having frequently broken it. […]”
        • We had to relocate the magazine rack because we bruised our shins on it too frequently when it was near the door.
        • Medial subtalar dislocation occurs more frequently than the lateral form because the lateral talocalcaneal and calcaneofibular ligaments are weaker than deltoid and medial talocalcaneal ligaments.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Frequently used PVP approaches include the pedicular, parapedicular, anterolateral, and posterolateral approaches.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Statistics show that political candidates that greatly outspend their opponents win more frequently.
        • It's a popular product, and they have to replenish their stock of it frequently.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Time adverbs
          • Frequency adverbs
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -ly
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        Meaning of frequently for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "frequently" is an adverb, more specifically, a time adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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