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 often often /ˈɔfən/


  1. () Many times at short intervals  ( oft , ofttimes [Archaic] , oftentimes [ N. American] , frequently , often )
    many times at short intervals
     We often met over a cup of coffee
    we often met over a cup of coffee
  2. () Frequently or in great quantities  ( a great deal , often , much )
    frequently or in great quantities
     I don't drink much
    I don't drink much
     I don't travel much
    I don't travel much
  3. In many cases or instances  ( often )
    in many cases or instances