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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of recur.

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Examples

  • The title recurs constantly in the early Middle Ages

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • In the Middle East, there are 'tensions' (the term recurs nine times in his address to Mubarak's claque at al-Azhar), and a 'humanitarian crisis' in Gaza.

    Palestine Blogs aggregator

  • The name recurs frequently in our history, and is generally to be found in a prominent place whenever periods of tumult or of peril called forth the courage and the enterprise of this country.

    The Purcell Papers

  • This will save the reader the trouble of, referring, when a name recurs, to the place where it is first mentioned in order to find out to whom it belongs.

    Hindoo Tales Or, the Adventures of Ten Princes

  • For in v. 20 and in v. Ge 45: 23 where the expression recurs it cannot refer to

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • If the call recurs to you in prayer, and it is your Saviour’s will, then we can be sure that the way and the means will be revealed.

    III. Book Two: Enid

  • To say that the molecules of the nebula implied this and SHALL HAVE IMPLIED IT to all eternity, so often as it recurs, is to condemn me to that 'dilemma' of pessimism or subjectivism of which I once wrote, and which seems to have so little urgency to you, and to which all talk about abstractions erected into entities, and compulsion vs. 'freedom' is simply irrelevant.

    Familiar Letters of William James I

  • The expression recurs frequently in documents of the Carlovingian kings, as well as in Anglo-Saxon writings.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • If the call recurs to you in prayer, and it is your Saviour's will, then we can be sure that the way and the means will be revealed.

    One of Ours

  • Sir John Arnway was mayor in that year, according to one account: but the name recurs pretty positively in

    "Everyman," with other interludes, including eight miracle plays

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