how to pronounce vestige


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vestige is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… last vestige of human contact that has …”

meanings of vestige


  1. A vestigial organ; a non-functional organ or body part that was once functional in an evolutionary ancestor.
  2. The mark of the foot left on the earth.
  3. A faint mark or visible sign left by something which is lost, or has perished, or is no longer present.

vestige frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word vestige 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 vestige 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 vestige can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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