how to pronounce parasite


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the above transcription of parasite 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.

parasite is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… about that the malaria parasite has …”

meaning of parasite

Parasite is a living organism that lives on or in another living organism and benefits from it without providing any benefit in return.

parasite frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word parasite occurs in english on average 1.9 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 parasite 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 parasite can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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