how to pronounce contagious


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contagious is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… within a it's a very contagious thing a …”

meanings of contagious


  1. Having a disease that can be transmitted to another person.
  2. Easily transmitted to others.
  3. Easily passed on to others.

contagious frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word contagious occurs in english on average 3.6 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.

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