how to pronounce connective


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connective is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… Matthew and yet the connective points …”

meanings of connective


  1. That which connects.
  2. The tissue which connects the locules of an anthers together.
  3. A connective tissue.
  4. A word used to connect words, clauses and sentences, most commonly applied to conjunctions.
  5. A function that operates on truth values to give another truth value.


  1. Serving or tending to connect; connecting.

connective frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word connective occurs in english on average 0.8 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.

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