how to pronounce pugilist


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pugilist is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of pugilist


  1. One who fights with his fists; especially a professional prize fighter; a boxer.

pugilist frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pugilist occurs in english on average 0.1 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 pugilist 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 pugilist can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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