CEFR Level C2 vocabulary: PROLIFIC

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CEFR Level C2 Vocabulary: PROLIFIC

This word is from CEFR Level C2 list 3
CEFR Level C2 Vocabulary: PROLIFIC
VOCABULARY: PROLIFIC
WORD FAMILY: adjective
MEANING: present/produced in large numbers or quantities; plentiful
EXAMPLE: He’s such a prolific author – he has written over 50 books, and  is still getting books published.
STRESS: PRO-lif-ic


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Prolific mice are breeders, which is why their numbers can easily get out of control.

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No, this is not correct. The order is incorrect – it should be ‘ Mice are prolific breeders, which is why their numbers can easily get out of control.’

My favourite musician is a songwriter prolific.

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No, this is also not correct. It should be ‘My favourite musician is a prolific song writer’.

Andrew James is the football team’s most prolificest goal scorer.

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This is also incorrect – the superlative is wrong. It should be ‘most prolific’ NOT ‘prolificest’.
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