how to pronounce perceptive


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perceptive is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… helps me be perceptive about myself and …”

meanings of perceptive


  1. Having or showing keenness of perception, insight, understanding, or intuition.

perceptive frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word perceptive occurs in english on average 1.2 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 perceptive 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 perceptive can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with perceptive


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