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General words relating to frequency and duration

frequency

noun

the number of times that something happens during a period of time

rate

noun

the number of times something happens, or the number of examples of something within a particular period of time

irregularity

noun

a situation in which events do not happen at regular times

length

noun

a measurement of how long something is in time

basis

noun

used for saying how often something happens

much

adverb, determiner, pronoun

used for saying or asking whether someone does something a lot or whether something happens a lot or to a great degree

long

adjective

used for saying or asking about the amount of time that something lasts

time

noun

used for saying how often something happens

irregular

adjective

separated by periods of time that are not equal

for the first/last etc. time

used for talking about how often something has happened

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a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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