seasonal

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

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

seasonality

play \ˌsē-zə-ˈna-lə-tē\ noun

seasonally

play \ˈsēz-nə-lē, ˈsē-zən-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of seasonal in a Sentence

  1. The rise in gas prices is seasonal.

  2. The store hires seasonal workers during the holidays.

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First Known Use of seasonal

1838


SEASONAL Defined for English Language Learners

seasonal

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adjective

Definition of seasonal for English Language Learners

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

  • : normal for a certain time of year


SEASONAL Defined for Kids

seasonal

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adjective sea·son·al \ˈsē-zən-əl\

Definition of seasonal for Students

  1. :  happening, available, or used at a certain season seasonal foods a seasonal residence


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