Meaning of PERIODICAL in English

PERIODICAL

(~s)

1.

Periodicals are magazines, especially serious or academic ones, that are published at regular intervals.

The walls would be lined with books and ~s.

N-COUNT

2.

Periodical events or situations happen occasionally, at fairly regular intervals.

She made ~ visits to her dentist.

= periodic

ADJ: usu ADJ n

~ly

Meetings are held ~ly to monitor progress on the case...

ADV: ADV with v

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