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oftenest, superlative; oftener, comparative;
  1. Frequently; many times
    • - he often goes for long walks by himself
    • - how often do you have your hair cut?
  2. In many instances
    • - vocabulary often reflects social standing

  1. frequently: many times at short intervals; "we often met over a cup of coffee"
  2. much: frequently or in great quantities; "I don't drink much"; "I don't travel much"
  3. in many cases or instances
  4. (oftenness) frequency: the number of occurrences within a given time period; "the frequency of modulation was 40 cycles per second"; "the frequency of his seizures increased as he grew older"
  5. In statistics the frequency of an event i is the number ni of times the event occurred in the experiment or the study. These frequencies are often graphically represented in histograms.
  6. (oftenly) often
  7. The creature tends toward the given alignment, either by nature or nurture, but not strongly. A plurality (40-50%) of individuals have the given alignment, but exceptions are common.
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  9. orphan. In Wells' terminology, this consists of the merger of the lexical sets CLOTH and NORTH. It may be present in old-fashioned Eastern New England accents,^[5] New York City speakers^[6] and also in some speakers in Jamaica and Guyana. ...