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EN[ˈɒfn̩] [ˈɒftən] [ɔːfən] [ˈɔfn̩] [ˈɔftən] [ˈɑfn̩] [ˈɑftən] [-ɒfən]
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    Definition of often in English Dictionary

  • AdverbeCOMmore oftenCOMoftenerSUPmost oftenSUPoftenest
    1. Frequently, many times.
      1. According to this saga of intellectual-property misanthropy, these creatures [patent trolls] roam the business world, buying up patents and then using them to demand extravagant payouts from companies they accuse of infringing them. Often, their victims pay up rather than face the costs of a legal battle.
  • Plus d'exemples
    1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
      • In writing, there's often a trade-off between being concise and being complete.
      • He can't go on vacation very often because there is nobody to fill in for him.
      • Receivers often incorporate digital equalisers to 'mop up' slight intersymbol interference after initial filtering at the receiver.
    2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
      • Often found in the phrase You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours.
      • Often used with the studio is the egg-crate, which minimizes side spill and does make the beam a bit more controllable.
    3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
      • At higher altitudes you need to breathe your horse more often.
      • Her mother laid it on thick, telling her to call home more often.
  • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
    1. Adverbes
      • Adverbes Temps
        • Adverbes de fréquence
    Liens Connexes:
    1. en oftentimes
    2. en oftener
    3. en oftenly
    4. en oftenest
    5. en oftenness
    Source: Wiktionnaire

    Meaning of often for the defined word.

    Grammaticalement, ce mot "often" est un adverbe, plus spécifiquement, un adverbes temp.
    Difficulté: Niveau 1
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    Définition: Niveau 8
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