how to pronounce cohesive


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cohesive is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… giving the story a cohesive quality …”

meanings of cohesive


  1. A device used to establish cohesion within a text.
  2. A substance that provides cohesion.


  1. Having cohesion.

cohesive frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word cohesive occurs in english on average 3.1 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 cohesive 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 cohesive can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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