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erroneous is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… the erroneous comments on Hong Kong and …”

meanings of erroneous


  1. Mistaken.
  2. Wandering; erratic.
  3. Derived from an error.
  4. Deviating from the requirements of the law, but without a lack of legal authority, thus not illegal.
  5. Containing an error; inaccurate.

erroneous frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word erroneous occurs in english on average 1.5 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.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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