how to pronounce adhesive


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the above transcription of adhesive is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

adhesive is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and used some sort of adhesive to apply …”

meaning of adhesive

Adhesive is a substance that sticks to a surface.

adhesive frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word adhesive occurs in english on average 5.1 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 adhesive 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 adhesive can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

words that rhyme with adhesive


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