how to pronounce eclectic

/ɪkˈlɛktɪk/

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eclectic frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word eclectic occurs in english on average 5 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.

eclectic is pronounced in three syllables

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ɪklɛktɪk

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

“… through eclectic styles and notorious …”

meanings of eclectic

adjective:

  1. Unrelated and unspecialized; heterogeneous.
  2. Selecting a mixture of what appears to be best of various doctrines, methods or styles.

noun:

  1. Someone who selects according to the eclectic method.

words that rhyme with eclectic

apoplecticdialectichectic

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