how to pronounce eclectic


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the above transcription of eclectic is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

eclectic is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… its eclectic mix of architecture just …”

meanings of eclectic


  1. Unrelated and unspecialized; heterogeneous.
  2. Selecting a mixture of what appears to be best of various doctrines, methods or styles.


  1. Someone who selects according to the eclectic method.

eclectic frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word eclectic occurs in english on average 1.6 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 eclectic 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 eclectic can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

words that rhyme with eclectic


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