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- Done or occurring often; common.
- I take frequent breaks so I don't get too tired.
- There are frequent trains to the beach available.
- I am a frequent visitor to that city.
- 1999, Nicholas Walker, “The Reorientation of Critical Theory: Habermas”, in Simon Glemdinning, editor, The Edinburgh Encyclopedia of Continental Philosophy, Routledge, →ISBN, page 489:
- During the late 1950s and throughout the 1960s, this commitment brought him into frequent critical confrontation with entrenched forms of conservative thinking [...]
- Occurring at short intervals.
- Addicted to any course of conduct; inclined to indulge in any practice; habitual; persistent.
- 1709, [Jonathan Swift], A Project for the Advancement of Religion, and the Reformation of Manners. […], London: […] Benj[amin] Tooke, […], OCLC 220146796, page 59:
- [E]very Man thinks he has laid in a ſufficient Stock of Merit, and my pretend to any Employment, provided he has been loud and frequent in declaring himſelf hearty for the Government.
- (obsolete) Full; crowded; thronged.
- (obsolete) Often or commonly reported.
done or occurring often
- ^ Schwartzman, The Words of Mathematics: An Etymological Dictionary of Mathematical Terms Used in English
- (transitive) To visit often.
- I used to frequent that restaurant.
to visit often
- “frequent” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- “frequent” in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
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frequent m (oblique and nominative feminine singular frequent or frequente)
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