how to pronounce compulsive


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compulsive is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… followed by a compulsive action and of …”

meaning of compulsive

Compulsive means a person who is compelled to do something, or a person who has a compulsion.

compulsive frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word compulsive occurs in english on average 2.7 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 compulsive 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 compulsive can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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