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adjective frequent pronunciation in British English /ˈfriːkwənt/
  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.


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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