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Pronunciation of Precocious: Learn how to pronounce Precocious in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word precocious:

adjective
(of a child) having developed certain abilities or inclinations at an earlier age than is usual or expected:
a precocious, solitary boy
(of behaviour or ability) having developed at an earlier age than is usual or expected:
a precocious talent for computing
(of a plant) flowering or fruiting earlier than usual.
Derivatives

precociously
adverb
precociousness
noun
precocity
Pronunciation: /-ˈkɒsɪti/
noun
Origin:

mid 17th century: from Latin praecox, praecoc- (from praecoquere ‘ripen fully’, from prae ‘before’ + coquere ‘to cook’) + -ious