how to pronounce aggressive


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the above transcription of aggressive 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.

aggressive is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… consumerism and its most aggressive all …”

meanings of aggressive


  1. Of heuristics, source code optimization techniques, etc.: exploiting every opportunity to be applied.
  2. That spreads quickly or extensively; virulent; malignant.
  3. Characterized by aggression; unjustly attacking; prone to behave in a way that involves attacking or arguing.

aggressive frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word aggressive occurs in english on average 16.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics aggressive 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 aggressive can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

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