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relict is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… in the origin about relict organs you …”

meanings of relict


  1. The surviving member of a married couple after one or the other has died; a widow or widower.
  2. A survival of an archaic word, language or other form.
  3. A species, organism, or ecosystem which has survived from a previous age: one which was once widespread but which is now found only in a few areas.
  4. (formal) Something that, or someone who, survives or remains or is left over after the loss of others; a relic.
  5. A structure or other feature which has survived from a previous age.


  1. Surviving, remaining.
  2. That is a relict; pertaining to a relict.

relict frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word relict occurs in english on average 0.2 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 relict 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 relict can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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