how to pronounce adherent


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adherent is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of adherent in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… real adherent to quantum mechanics you …”

meanings of adherent


  1. Attaching or pressing against a different organ.
  2. Having the quality of clinging or sticking fast to something.
  3. Adhesive, sticking to something.


  1. A person who has membership in some group, association or religion.

adherent frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word adherent occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics adherent can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that adherent can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with adherent


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