how to pronounce septic


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septic is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… sewage and septic tanks and like dealing …”

meanings of septic


  1. A septic tank; a system for the disposal of sewage into a septic tank, a septic system.
  2. An American, a Yank.
  3. A substance that causes sepsis or putrefaction.
  4. Alternative form of septic; an American.
  5. A mathematical object (function, curve, surface, etc.) of degree seven.


  1. Causing sepsis or putrefaction.
  2. Of the seventh degree or order.
  3. Of or pertaining to sewage or the disposal of sewage.
  4. Of or pertaining to sepsis.

septic frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) education, science, and technology;

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