how to pronounce martial


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martial is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of martial


  1. Characteristic of or befitting a warrior; having a military bearing; soldierly.
  2. Alternative letter-case form of martial (“of or relating to the planet Mars").
  3. Of, relating to, or suggestive of war; warlike.
  4. Of or relating to the planet Mars; Martian.
  5. Containing, or relating to, iron (which was symbolically associated with the planet Mars by alchemists); chalybeate, ferric, ferrous.
  6. Connected with or relating to armed forces or the profession of arms or military life.
  7. Pertaining to the astrological influence of the planet Mars.


  1. Synonym of Martian (“inhabitant of the planet Mars").
  2. Alternative letter-case form of martial (“inhabitant of the planet Mars; Martian").
  3. A soldier, a warrior.
  4. A celestial object under the astrological influence of the planet Mars.


  1. An Anglicized cognomen or given name of the Roman poet Marcus Valerius Martialis, born in Spain in the first century AD and noted for his epigrams.
  2. A male given name from Latin, narrowly applied to certain historic persons (but some of its foreign cognates are modern given names).

martial frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word martial occurs in english on average 6.6 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 martial 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 martial can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with martial


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