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Definition of "recurring" []

  • To happen again, esp at regular intervals (verb)
  • (of a thought, idea, etc) to come back to the mind (verb)
  • (of a problem, etc) to come up again (verb)
  • (of a digit or group of digits) to be repeated an infinite number of times at the end of a decimal fraction (verb)
  • Present participle of recur. (verb)

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  • Happening or occurring frequently, with repetition. (adjective)
  • Of a decimal: having a set of digits that is repeated indefinitely. (adjective)

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Use "recurring" in a sentence
  • "Doctors and patient safety campaigners said the figures underline the need for urgent action to tackle what they called a recurring mistake that leads to preventable tragedy."
  • "And in the sitcom with the Seinfeld thing, every time I arrived, which is what they call a recurring character, my hair was a different color."
  • "Denigrating what he described as a recurring desire by part of the country's elite over the centuries to make a sudden dash for change or even revolution, he presented himself as the tried and tested guarantor of stability."