how to pronounce conspicuous


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conspicuous is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… hypothesized that conspicuous tadpoles …”

meanings of conspicuous


  1. Noticeable or attracting attention, especially if unattractive. He had a conspicuous lump on his forehead.
  2. Obvious or easy to notice. He was conspicuous by his absence.

conspicuous frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word conspicuous occurs in english on average 1.7 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 conspicuous 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 conspicuous can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to conspicuous


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