how to pronounce obsessive


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the above transcription of obsessive is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

obsessive is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the things that made me obsessive and …”

meaning of obsessive

Obsessive means having an excessive preoccupation with something.

obsessive frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word obsessive occurs in english on average 5 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 obsessive 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 obsessive can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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