how to pronounce monastic


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monastic is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… 1845 as part of his monastic education …”

meanings of monastic


  1. Of or relating to monasteries or monks.


  1. A person with monastic ways; a monk.

monastic frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word monastic occurs in english on average 4.5 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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