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recessive is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… two alleles for this recessive trait for …”

meanings of recessive


  1. Going back; receding.
  2. Not dominant; whose effect is masked by stronger effects.
  3. Able to be masked by a dominant allele or trait.


  1. A gene that is recessive.

recessive frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word recessive 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.

topics recessive 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 recessive can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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