how to pronounce doctrinaire


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doctrinaire is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of doctrinaire


  1. In France, in 1815-30, one of a school who desired a constitution like that of Britain.
  2. A person who stubbornly holds to a philosophy or opinion regardless of its feasibility.


  1. Stubbornly holding on to an idea without concern for practicalities or reality.

doctrinaire frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word doctrinaire occurs in english on average 0.1 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 doctrinaire 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 doctrinaire can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) education, science, and technology;

4) people, society, and culture;

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