how to pronounce attractive


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attractive is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… that's not very attractive and a simple …”

meanings of attractive


  1. Having the power of charming or alluring by agreeable qualities; enticing.
  2. Pleasing or appealing to the senses, especially of the opposite sex.
  3. Causing attraction; having the quality of attracting by inherent force.

attractive frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word attractive occurs in english on average 22.4 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 attractive 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 attractive can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with attractive


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