how to pronounce species


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species is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… have combined to make a new species of …”

meanings of species


  1. Either of the two elements of the Eucharist after they have been consecrated.
  2. A group of plants or animals having similar appearance.
  3. An officinal mixture or compound powder of any kind; especially, one used for making an aromatic tea or tisane; a tea mixture.
  4. A category in the classification of organisms, ranking below genus; a taxon at that rank.
  5. A component part of compound medicine; a simple.
  6. A public spectacle or exhibition.
  7. A mineral with a unique chemical formula whose crystals belong to a unique crystallographic system.
  8. Type or kind. (Compare race.).
  9. The image of something cast on a surface, or reflected from a surface, or refracted through a lens or telescope; a reflection.
  10. Coin, or coined silver, gold, or other metal, used as a circulating medium; specie.
  11. An image, an appearance, a spectacle.
  12. Visible or perceptible presentation; appearance; something perceived.
  13. Plural of specie.

species frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word species occurs in english on average 30.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) education, science, and technology;

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