how to pronounce infective


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infective is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… had the disease infective so people who …”

meanings of infective


  1. Able to cause infection; infectious.


  1. A person who is capable of spreading a disease by infecting others.

infective frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word infective occurs in english on average 1.1 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.

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