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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
        • Underlying cirrhosis frequently leads to protein-calorie malnutrition commonly caused by poor appetite, cacochylia, compromised nutrient uptake, and disorders in protein synthesis [ 9 , 10 ].
        • ...which Action did not so much grieve the English, as trouble and vex the Picts and Scots, who were incessantly gauled and frequently beat off by these Danish Troops.
        • but as President he frequently shoots himself in the foot. Some of his erroneous public statements are dillies.
      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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