how to pronounce deictic


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deictic is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of deictic


  1. Of or pertaining to deixis; to a word whose meaning is dependent on context.
  2. Directly pointing out; specifying.


  1. Such a word (such as I or here).

deictic frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word deictic occurs in english on average 2.1 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 deictic 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 deictic can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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