frequency

frequency UK US /ˈfriːkwənsi/ noun [C or U]
the number of times something happens within a particular period, or the fact of something happening often or a large number of times: »

Once a week is a good frequency to back up all the data.

the frequency of sth »

Cost-conscious retailers are reducing the frequency of cash collections.

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We can surely do better in reducing the frequency and intensity of emerging market financial crises.

with greater/increasing frequency »

Skirmishes between privacy advocates and those collecting information are occurring with increasing frequency.

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Some trusts limit the frequency with which a loan can be modified.

COMMUNICATIONS the number of times that a wave, especially a sound or radio wave, is produced within a particular period, especially one second: »

The transmitter sends out a pulse of sound at a frequency of 6 kilohertz.


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