how to pronounce predicative


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the above transcription of predicative 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.

predicative is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… what a pretty kitty predicative always …”

meanings of predicative


  1. An element of the predicate of a sentence which supplements the subject or object by means of the verb. Predicatives may be nominal or adjectival.
  2. In some languages, a special part of speech used as a predicate and denoting a state of being.


  1. Modifying a noun while in a predicate phrase, which predicate phrase is other than the noun phrase and occurs after a verb, as a predicate; contrasted with attributive.

predicative frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word predicative occurs in english on average 0.9 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 predicative 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 predicative can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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