how to pronounce erratic


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erratic is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… this causes the erratic movements of the …”

meanings of erratic


  1. Unsteady, random; prone to unexpected changes; not consistent.
  2. Deviating from normal opinions or actions; eccentric; odd.


  1. A rock moved from one location to another, usually by a glacier.
  2. Anything that has erratic characteristics.

erratic frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word erratic occurs in english on average 4 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 erratic 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 erratic can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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