September 21, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
fluctuate /ˈflʌktʃəˌweɪt/ verb
fluctuate
/ˈflʌktʃəˌweɪt/
verb

fluctuates; fluctuated; fluctuating

Gas prices fluctuate throughout the year.
Gas prices fluctuate throughout the year.
Learner's definition of FLUCTUATE

[no object]

: to change level, strength, or value frequently

  • Oil prices fluctuated [=became higher, lower, etc.] throughout the year.

  • fluctuating prices

  • His popularity has fluctuated during his term in office.

  • In the desert, the temperature fluctuates dramatically.

fluctuation /ˌflʌktʃəˈweɪʃən/ noun, plural fluctuations

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