how to pronounce persuasive


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the above transcription of persuasive is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

persuasive is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… I'm any more persuasive in fact I think …”

meaning of persuasive

Persuasive means able to influence or change the opinions or actions of others.

persuasive frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word persuasive occurs in english on average 3.3 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 persuasive 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 persuasive can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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