There are 2 main definitions of oft in English:

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oft 1

Pronunciation: /ɒft/

adverb

Archaic or literary form of often. [in combination]: an oft-quoted tenet
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  • Those jokes will certainly be oft repeated during the course of the current federal election campaign.
  • She questioned the Government's oft repeated announcements of winning the hearts and minds of people.
  • This very familiar and oft repeated saying takes its origin from a circumstance which occurred many years ago in Carlisle.

Origin

Old English, of Germanic origin; related to German oft.

Words that rhyme with oft

aloft, croft, loft, soft, toft

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OFT 2

Pronunciation: /əʊɛfˈtiː/

abbreviation

(In the UK) Office of Fair Trading.

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