Definition of seasonal in English:

seasonal

Syllabification: sea·son·al
Pronunciation: /ˈsēzənəl
 
/

adjective

1Of, relating to, or characteristic of a particular season of the year: a selection of seasonal fresh fruit
More example sentences
  • Better still, take advantage of special offers on fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables instead.
  • We shall be looking to rediscover that seasonal, characteristic resolution.
  • Fresh seasonal food, simply yet lovingly prepared, is all that matters.
1.1Fluctuating or restricted according to the season or time of year: there are companies whose markets are seasonal seasonal rainfall
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  • Enso should not be used as a shortcut to a long term seasonal rainfall forecast.
  • The formation of low and high vessel density wood coincided with the seasonal rainfall distribution.
  • They help reduce labour costs and provide needed flexibility when there are seasonal fluctuations.

Derivatives

seasonality

Pronunciation: /ˌsēzəˈnalitē/
noun
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  • He is hoping to expand on research completed for his PhD, which focussed on seasonality and its impacts on people's moods.
  • For many animals seasonality is common, as shown in winter hibernation, and olfaction plays an important role.
  • One regrettable aspect of modern living is the loss of seasonality.

seasonally

adverb
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  • This holds true whether the camp operates seasonally or year-round.
  • If you value sustainability, if you want to cook seasonally, or if you just want to eat good food, I recommend this book.
  • They migrated seasonally to harvest fruits, seeds and plants.

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