how to pronounce drastic


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drastic is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… then it has a drastic rebound effect …”

meaning of drastic

Drastic means sudden and marked by great or extreme change.

drastic frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word drastic occurs in english on average 4.9 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 drastic 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 drastic can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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