how to pronounce massif


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massif is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… all around the world massif ice shells …”

meanings of massif


  1. A block of the earth's crust bounded by faults or flexures and displaced as a unit without internal change; normally consists of gneisses and schists.
  2. A principal mountain mass.

massif frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word massif occurs in english on average 0.1 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.

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