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oftentimes

[aw-fuh n-tahymz, of-uh n-; awf-tuh n, of-] /ˈɔ fənˌtaɪmz, ˈɒf ən-; ˈɔf tən, ˈɒf-/
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1.
Also, ofttimes
[awft-tahymz, oft-, awf-, of-] /ˈɔftˌtaɪmz, ˈɒft-, ˈɔf-, ˈɒf-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of oftentimes
1350-1400
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at often, time, -s1
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oftentimes

extended form of often, attested from early 15c.

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