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seasonal

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adjective sea·son·al \ˈsēz-nəl, ˈsē-zən-əl\

Simple Definition of seasonal

  • : happening or needed during a particular time of the year

  • : normal for a certain time of year

Full Definition of seasonal

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or varying in occurrence according to the season <seasonal storms>

  2. 2 :  affected or caused by seasonal need or availability <seasonal industries>

sea·son·al·i·ty play \ˌsē-zə-ˈna-lə-tē\ noun
sea·son·al·ly play \ˈsēz-nə-lē, ˈsē-zən-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of seasonal

  1. The rise in gas prices is seasonal.

  2. The store hires seasonal workers during the holidays.



1838

First Known Use of seasonal

1838



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