how to pronounce invasive


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invasive is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… like invasive space so definitely …”

meanings of invasive


  1. That invades a foreign country using military force.
  2. Intrusive on one's privacy.
  3. That grows in environments which do not harbor natural enemies, often to the detriment of native species or of food or garden flora and fauna.
  4. Coming from outside; originating externally.
  5. Relating to military aggression generally.
  6. (of a carcinoma etc) That invades healthy tissue; (of a procedure) in which part of the body is entered.


  1. An invasive organism, as, a plant or animal.

invasive frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word invasive occurs in english on average 2.4 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 invasive 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 invasive can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with invasive


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