how to pronounce meager


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meager is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… schools bad teachers meager resources …”

meanings of meager


  1. Of a set: such that, considered as a subset of a (usually larger) topological space, it is in a precise sense small or negligible.
  2. Dry and harsh to the touch (e.g., as chalk).
  3. Poor, deficient or inferior in amount, quality or extent.
  4. Having little flesh; lean; thin.


  1. To make lean.

meager frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word meager occurs in english on average 1.7 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 meager 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 meager can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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