how to pronounce disruptive


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disruptive is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… one is it's it's disruptive and …”

meanings of disruptive


  1. Causing major change, as in a market.
  2. Causing disruption or unrest.

disruptive frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with disruptive


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