electric

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electric is part of the Basic English 850.
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electric is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
electric

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ɪˈlɛktɹɪk/
  • SAMPA: /I"lEktrIk/
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  • Hyphenation: e‧lec‧tric

Adjective[change]

Positive
electric

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. If a machine is electric, it uses electricity.
    My grandmother wrote her letters on a typewriter; my mother used an electric typewriter, and I use a computer.
    We bought a new gas stove. It's much faster than our old electric one.

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