how to pronounce satisfactory


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satisfactory is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… sustainable long-term satisfactory I …”

meanings of satisfactory


  1. Making atonement for a sin; expiatory.
  2. Done to satisfaction; adequate or sufficient.
  3. Causing satisfaction; agreeable or pleasant; satisfying.

satisfactory frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word satisfactory occurs in english on average 3.2 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 satisfactory 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 satisfactory can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to satisfactory


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