fre·​quent·​ly ˈfrē-kwənt-lē How to pronounce frequently (audio)
: at frequent or short intervals
the list is updated frequently

Examples of frequently in a Sentence

our oddball uncle frequently lets himself into our house without knocking
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First Known Use

1531, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of frequently was in 1531

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“Frequently.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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