how to pronounce polemic


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polemic is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… very very polemic content and the …”

meanings of polemic


  1. An argument or controversy.
  2. A person who writes in support of one opinion, doctrine, or system, in opposition to another; one skilled in polemics; a controversialist; a disputant.
  3. A strong verbal or written attack on someone or something.


  1. Having the characteristics of a polemic.

polemic frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

words that rhyme with polemic


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