how to pronounce parasitic


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parasitic is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… not at the whims of parasitic landlords …”

meanings of parasitic


  1. Exploiting another for personal gain.
  2. Drawing upon another organism for sustenance.
  3. Of or pertaining to a biological or symbolic parasite.


  1. A component of a circuit that does not show up in a circuit's schematic but does show up in the circuit's behavior.

parasitic frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word parasitic occurs in english on average 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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