how to pronounce operatives


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the above transcription of operatives 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.

operatives is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… were uploaded by russian operatives as …”

meanings of operatives


  1. Plural of operative.

operatives frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word operatives 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 operatives 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 operatives can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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