how to pronounce fragile


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fragile is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… saw myself as physically fragile but the …”

meanings of fragile


  1. Easily broken or destroyed, and thus often of subtle or intricate structure.
  2. Feeling weak or easily disturbed as a result of illness.

fragile frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word fragile occurs in english on average 9.8 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.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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