[ UK /fɹˈiːkwəntli/ ]
[ US /ˈfɹikwəntɫi, ˈfɹikwɛntɫi/ ]
ADVERB
  1. many times at short intervals
    we often met over a cup of coffee
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How To Use frequently In A Sentence

  • Hassan in frequently going to sleep in one town, to awake in another far distant, but without the benighted Oriental's surprise at the transfer, the afrit who performed this prodigy being a steam-engine, and the magician it obeyed the human mind. Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 11, No. 23, February, 1873
  • These positions are frequently referred to respectively as objectivism and constructionism.
  • Thus, transitive verbs in idiomatic expressions frequently will not passivize (the cowboy kicked the bucket, but not * the bucket was kicked by the cowboy). VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol III No 4
  • Young barristers undertaking publicly funded work frequently earn very little in their first years. Times, Sunday Times
  • Women also frequently work in family businesses as shopkeepers and seamstresses.
  • Why do mindless vandals frequently ruin our beautiful parks and public buildings?
  • It is probably a measure of the depths to which political conversation has sunk — all the more remarkable given the chaos that male leaders have through the generations created — that this non-gender-specific "ballsiness," as it were, is so frequently trotted out as a measure of high praise. half-cocked
  • Harsh discipline was the child's lot, and they were often terrorized deliberately and, not infrequently, sexually abused.
  • Even when the fountain was working properly it was frequently full of soap suds or discoloured because someone had put something into the water.
  • It has been frequently asked if the existing and accepted formula for determining in advance the amount of refined sugar that may be extracted from either beets, _masse cuite_ or raw sugar, is to be considered exact, without special allowance being made for raffinose. Scientific American Supplement, No. 832, December 12, 1891
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