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frequently meaning

EN[ˈfɹiː.kwənt.li]
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  • 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
        • 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.
        • However, the posttherapy scans frequently reveal diffuse I-131 uptake in the liver.
        • ...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.
      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.

    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.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Time adverbs
          • Frequency adverbs
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -ly
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