how to pronounce inventive


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inventive is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… are pretty inventive if you're one of …”

meanings of inventive


  1. Of, or relating to invention; pertaining to the act of devising new mechanisms or processes.
  2. Purposefully fictive.
  3. Possessed of a particular capacity for the design of new mechanisms or processes, creative or skilful at inventing.

inventive frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word inventive occurs in english on average 4.1 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 inventive 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 inventive can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) education, science, and technology;

4) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with inventive


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