the frequency of occurrence or proportions of different alleles of a particular gene in a given population.
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Origin of gene frequency
First recorded in 1925–30
Also called allele frequency.
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British Dictionary definitions for allele frequency
the frequency of occurrence of a particular allele in a population
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