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adjective     frequent pronunciation in British English
  1. happening often

    Their arguments were becoming more and more frequent.

    frequent contact:

    The President is in frequent telephone contact with the German Chancellor.

    at frequent intervals (=regularly):

    Inspections must be carried out at frequent intervals.

    1. a.
      doing something often

      He was a frequent visitor to our house.


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snap election

a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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