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Often Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • many times at short intervals; "we often met over a cup of coffee"
  • frequently or in great quantities; "I don''t drink much"; "I don''t travel much"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Often'


  • Release early, release often: Release early, release often (also: time-based releases, sometimes abbreviated RERO) is a software development philosophy that emphasizes the importance

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'Often' example sentence in quotations


* Man is never honestly the fatalist, nor even the stoic. He fights his fate, often desperately. He is forever entering bold exceptions to the rulings of the bench of gods. This fighting, no doubt, makes for human progress, for it favors the strong and the brave. It also makes for beauty, for lesser men try to escape from a hopeless and intolerable world by creating a more lovely one of their own. - H.L. Mencken

* Watch what people are cynical about, and one can often discover what they lack. - Harry Emerson Fosdick

* The most important things to say are those which often I did not think necessary for me to say -- because they were too obvious. - Andr Gide


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Often Sample Sentences in News


  • 5 Little-Known Secrets About Job Searching
    Job seekers often take application deadlines as gospel, but they're frequently interpreting them incorrectly. Many job posting sites require employers to list a deadline when submitting a job opening. So candidates might see a deadline listed and figure they have until then to submit an application, when in reality, the employer might be interviewing candidate Read more on this news related to 'Often'
  • Doctors often yield to parents' requests to delay kids' vaccines
    Doctors commonly get requests from parents to delay young children's vaccinations -- and despite their better judgment, they often give in, a new U.S. study finds. Read more on this news related to 'Often'
  • Russian soccer stadiums a throwback to 1980s England
    Watching a football match in Russia often carries echoes of the grim era of hooliganism in 1980s Britain. Read more on this news related to 'Often'

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