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Definition of sporadic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    sporadic

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//spəˈrædɪk//
     
     
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  1. 1happening only occasionally or at intervals that are not regular synonym intermittent
  2. 2 sporadic fighting/gunfire/violence, etc. sporadic outbreaks of the disease
sporadically
 
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NAmE//spəˈrædɪkli//
 
adverb She attended lectures only sporadically. Fighting continued sporadically for two months.
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