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meagre is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… this one was only a halt of a meagre 50 …”

meanings of meagre


  1. Of a set: such that, considered as a subset of a (usually larger) topological space, it is in a precise sense small or negligible.
  2. Dry and harsh to the touch (e.g., as chalk).
  3. Deficient or inferior in amount, quality or extent.
  4. Having little flesh; lean; thin.


  1. Argyrosomus regius, an edible fish of the family Sciaenidae.


  1. To make lean.

meagre frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word meagre occurs in english on average 4.2 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 meagre 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 meagre can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) life, nature, and living environment;

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