[ stres-tahymd ]
/ ˈstrɛsˌtaɪmd /
adjective Phonetics. (of a language)
having a rhythm in which stressed syllables tend to occur at regular intervals of time, regardless of the number of intervening unstressed syllables.
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Is It “Sometime,” “Sometimes,” Or “Some Time”?While they appear very similar, sometime, sometimes, and some time have slightly different meanings. Sometime means a vague point in time, and usually refers to a long amount of time. Sometimes means occasionally. Some time refers to a period of time. Sometime Sometime refers to an unspecified point in time. It functions as an adverb, and is also synonymous with someday, one day, or sooner …
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