how to pronounce fierce


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fierce is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… completed one it's a fierce and riveting …”

meanings of fierce


  1. Exceedingly violent, severe, ferocious, cruel or savage.
  2. Of exceptional quality, exhibiting boldness or chutzpah.
  3. Excellent, very good.
  4. Resolute or strenuously active.
  5. Threatening in appearance or demeanor.


  1. Extremely; very.

fierce frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word fierce occurs in english on average 8.7 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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