Definition of recurrent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

recurrent

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈkʌrənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɜːrənt//
 
 
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that happens again and again recurrent infections recurrent costs Poverty is a recurrent theme in her novels. Word Origin late 16th cent. (originally referring to a nerve of blood vessel turning back in order to reverse direction): from Latin recurrent- ‘running back’, from the verb recurrere, from re- ‘again, back’ + currere ‘run’.
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