how to pronounce senescence


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senescence is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… of these senescence cells in our bodies …”

meanings of senescence


  1. Fruit senescence, leading to ripening of fruit.
  2. Old age; accumulated damage to macromolecules, cells, tissues and organs with the passage of time.
  3. Condition when the cell ceases to divide.
  4. Ceasing to divide by mitosis because of shortening of telomeres or excessive DNA damage.
  5. The state or process of ageing, especially in humans; old age.

senescence frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word senescence occurs in english on average 0.2 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 senescence 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 senescence can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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