how to pronounce cetacean


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cetacean is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of cetacean


  1. Pertaining to the zoologic order Cetacea, or associated with species falling under that taxonomic hierarchy.
  2. Resembling or relating to large aquatic mammals.


  1. An animal belonging to the order Cetacea, including dolphins, porpoises, and whales.

cetacean frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cetacean occurs in english on average 0.3 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 cetacean 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 cetacean can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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