how to pronounce fictional


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fictional is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… prefers non-fictional honest content so …”

meanings of fictional


  1. Containing invented elements.
  2. Invented, as opposed to real.

fictional frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word fictional occurs in english on average 10.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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