how to pronounce aestivation


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aestivation is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of aestivation


  1. A state of inactivity and metabolic depression during summer: the summer version of hibernation.
  2. The arrangement (vernation) of the parts of a flower inside a bud; prefloration.
  3. The spending or passing of a summer.

aestivation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word aestivation occurs in english on average 0 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 aestivation 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 aestivation can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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