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Definition of frequentative adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

frequentative

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//frɪˈkwɛntət̮ɪv//
 
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(of verbs) expressing an action that is done repeatedly or a lot “Chatter” was originally a frequentative form of “chat”.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: frequentative