Word Of The Day – Chronic

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Chronic – Word of the Day for IELTS Speaking & Writing

Chronic (Adjective) /‘krɔnik/

Meaning: continuing a long time

Synonyms: persistent, unremitting, constant

Antonyms: sporadic, infrequent

Collocations:

  • A chronic condition
  • A chronic disease/pain

Example:

For IELTS Speaking: The company is facing a chronic shortage of employment.

For IELTS Writing: Due to unhealthy diet, a large number of people are prone to chronic health conditions such as obesity, heart disease and cancer.

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