recurrence

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EtymologyEdit

recurrent +‎ -ence, cognate with Latin recurrentia, from recurrēns (returning back, recurring), form of recurrō (I return, I recur) (English recur).

NounEdit

recurrence (plural recurrences)

  1. Return or reversion to a certain state.
  2. The instance of recurring; frequent occurrence.
    I shall insensibly go on from a rare to a frequent recurrence to the dangerous preparations. — I. Taylor.
  3. A return of symptoms as part of the natural progress of a disease.
  4. Recourse.

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  • recurrence” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).
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