how to pronounce convalescent


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convalescent is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… antibodies and convalescent plasma …”

meanings of convalescent


  1. Of convalescence or convalescents.
  2. Recovering one's health and strength after a period of illness.


  1. A person recovering from illness.

convalescent frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word convalescent occurs in english on average 0.2 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 convalescent 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 convalescent can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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