how to pronounce pelagic


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pelagic is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of pelagic


  1. Living in the open sea rather than in coastal or inland waters.
  2. Of or pertaining to oceans.


  1. Any organism that lives in the open sea rather than in coastal or inland waters.

pelagic frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pelagic occurs in english on average 0.1 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.

topics pelagic 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 pelagic can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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