how to pronounce epic


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epic is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… we are gonna see epic crop failures …”

meanings of epic


  1. Alternative letter-case form of epic.
  2. Acronym of epitaxial integrated circuit.
  3. A series of events considered appropriate to an epic.
  4. An extended narrative poem in elevated or dignified language, celebrating the feats of a deity, demigod (heroic epic), other legend or traditional hero.
  5. Acronym of explicitly parallel instruction computing.
  6. In software development, a large or extended user story.


  1. Alternative letter-case form of epic.
  2. Extending beyond the usual or ordinary.
  3. Of or relating to an epic.
  4. Momentously heroic; grand in scale or character.
  5. That is an epimorphism.


  1. Acronym of Estates and Protected Individuals Code.

epic frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word epic occurs in english on average 22.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics epic 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 epic can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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