how to pronounce perennial


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perennial is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… Rose a is very perennial to me I do like …”

meanings of perennial


  1. Recurrent; appearing or recurring again and again.
  2. Continuing without cessation or intermission; perpetual; never failing.
  3. Having a life cycle of more than two years.
  4. Lasting or remaining active throughout the year, or all the time.
  5. Enduring; lasting; timeless.


  1. A perennial plant; a plant that is active throughout the year or survives for more than two growing seasons.

perennial frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word perennial occurs in english on average 2.9 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.

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