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1. Occurring or appearing quite often or at close intervals: frequent errors of judgment.
2. Habitual or regular: a frequent visitor to our house.
tr.v. (also frē-kwĕnt′) fre·quent·ed, fre·quent·ing, fre·quents
To pay frequent visits to; be in or at often: frequent a restaurant.
[Middle English, ample, profuse, from Old French, from Latin frequēns, frequent-, crowded, numerous, frequent.]
fre·quent′er (-kwĕn′tər) n.
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