Often

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Often Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • 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 Ways to Ease the Financial Strain of Caregiving
    The growing number of Americans caring for their aging loved ones often face financial strain along with their daily caregiving responsibilities. A survey this year of 1,345 family caregivers by Caring.com found that 46 percent of caregivers spend more than $5,000 a year on related expenses. Those costs include medications, medical bills and in-home care. One-thir Read more on this news related to 'Often'
  • Creative Christmas: Last-minute gift ideas easy on the eyes, wallet
    DECATUR – The holiday season is often when people strain their wallets the most as stores put on their best sales and Christmas music dominates radio stations everywhere. However, even with all of the sales options, scrambling for a last-minute gift happens all too often. Read more on this news related to 'Often'
  • Christmas a time to reflect on reconciliation
    Reconciliation is a wonderful concept often referred to at Christmas, but achieving it after injustices or hurt feelings is hard. Read more on this news related to 'Often'

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