fre·​quence | \ˈfrē-kwən(t)s \

Definition of frequence 

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Examples of frequence in a Sentence

the frequence of that cough is worrisome; perhaps you should see a doctor

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Wiseman's frequence collaborator, cinematographer John Davey, will also be a guest of Camerimage. Carolyn Giardina, The Hollywood Reporter, "Camerimage to Honor Frederick Wiseman," 2 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of frequence

1603, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of frequence was in 1603

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playful or foolish behavior

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