how to pronounce perishable


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perishable is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… our perishable condition the silence of …”

meanings of perishable


  1. That which perishes or is short-lived.
  2. Food that does not keep for long.


  1. Liable to perish, especially naturally subject to quick decomposition or decay.

perishable frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word perishable 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 perishable 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 perishable can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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