how to pronounce colic


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colic is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… change colic and squeeze it anything but …”

meanings of colic


  1. Severe pains that grip the abdomen or the disease that causes such pains (due to intestinal or bowel-related problems).
  2. A medicinal plant used to relieve such symptoms.


  1. Relating to the colon; colonic.

colic frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word colic occurs in english on average 1.3 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 colic 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 colic can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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