how to pronounce periodical


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periodical is pronounced in five syllables

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

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meanings of periodical


  1. Of, or relating to such a publication.
  2. Periodic.
  3. Published at regular intervals of more than one day, especially weekly, monthly, or quarterly.


  1. A publication issued regularly, but less frequently than daily.
  2. A regularly issued thematic publication that contains the most current information in its field, often the primary means for communication of original scholarship or creative work at the cutting edge of research in its field.

periodical frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word periodical occurs in english on average 0.7 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 periodical 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 periodical can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) education, science, and technology;

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