how to pronounce greedy


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greedy is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… of horns and be greedy and you know the …”

meanings of greedy


  1. Tending to match as much text as possible.
  2. Prone to overeat.
  3. Having greed; consumed by selfish desires.
  4. That tries to find the global optimum by finding the local optimum at each stage.

greedy frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word greedy occurs in english on average 6.3 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 greedy 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 greedy can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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