Number of syllables in the word 'detective'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word detective.

  1. No of syllables in detective : 3
  2. Divide syllables in detective : de-tec-tive

More about the word - detective

  1. noun
  2. Synonyms : DT, Det, dick, private dick, private detective, private investigator
  3. Definition : (law enforcement) A police officer who looks for evidence as part of solving a crime; an investigator.
  4. Definition : A person employed to find information not otherwise available to the public.
  1. adjective
  2. Definition : Employed in detecting.


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