how to pronounce reactionary


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the above transcription of reactionary 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.

reactionary frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word reactionary occurs in english on average 1.8 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.

reactionary is pronounced in five syllables

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

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meanings of reactionary


  1. Of, pertaining to, participating in or inducing a chemical reaction.
  2. Politically favoring a return to a supposed golden age of the past.


  1. One who is very conservative.
  2. One who is opposed to change.

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