frequency

noun
1 rate at which sth happens
ADJECTIVE
great
increased, increasing
reduced
estimated, expected
different, same, similar
relative

The relative frequency of this illness in the area is of concern to all doctors.

alarming

Bullets bounced off the rock with alarming frequency.

VERB + FREQUENCY
decrease in, increase in

These incidents have increased in frequency.

decrease, increase, reduce

The drug can reduce the frequency and severity of attacks.

assess, calculate, compare, determine, estimate, measure, observe
affect, change
PREPOSITION
with frequency

Accidents of this sort are happening with increasing frequency.

2 of a wave
ADJECTIVE
high, low
microwave, radio, vibration, wave
signal
FREQUENCY + NOUN
range, spectrum
band
modulation

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