how to pronounce perceive


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perceive is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… engages like what we perceive or pursue …”

meaning of perceive

To perceive is to understand or notice something.

perceive frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word perceive occurs in english on average 7.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

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