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noun frequency pronunciation in British English /ˈfriːkwənsi/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the number of times that something happens during a period of time
    frequency of: Changes in sea temperature will increase the frequency of hurricanes.
    with increasing frequency (=more often): Accidents occur here with increasing frequency.
    1. a.
      the number of instances of something
      frequency of: We hope this treatment will reduce the frequency of heart disease.
      high/low frequency: Words with higher frequency are likely to have more complex behaviour.
    2. b.
      used for saying that something happens a lot
      We became suspicious of the frequency and size of his bank withdrawals.
  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] physics the rate at which a sound wave, light wave, or radio wave vibrates (=moves up and down)
    a frequency of 7.5 MHz


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red market

the buying and selling of human organs

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