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Definition of episodic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1happening occasionally and not at regular intervals her episodic acting career Volcanic activity is highly episodic in nature.
  2. 2(of a story, etc.) containing or consisting of many separate and different events My memories of childhood are hazy and episodic. The film is an episodic account of the effect of the war on a small community.
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