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view main entry for sporadicadjective  /spəˈrædɪk/
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  /spəˈrædɪkli/  adverb
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used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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