how to pronounce addictive


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addictive is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of addictive in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… so she was so addictive and so prominent …”

meanings of addictive


  1. Causing or tending to cause addiction; habit-forming.
  2. Characterized by or susceptible to addiction.
  3. Enjoyable.


  1. A drug that causes an addiction.
  2. Anything that is very habit-forming.

addictive frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word addictive occurs in english on average 5.6 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 addictive 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 addictive can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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