how to pronounce prosthetic


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prosthetic is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… duel Tico had prosthetic noses made that …”

meanings of prosthetic


  1. An addition to an actor etc.'s body as part of a costume, intended to transform the person's appearance.
  2. An artificial replacement for part of the body; a prosthesis, prosthetic device.


  1. Artificial, acting as a substitute for part of the body; relating to prosthesis.

prosthetic frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word prosthetic occurs in english on average 0.4 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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