how to pronounce adept


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the above transcription of adept is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

adept is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of adept in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… necessarily adept at recognizing what …”

meanings of adept


  1. Well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient.


  1. One fully skilled or well versed in anything; a proficient.

adept frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word adept occurs in english on average 2.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics adept can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that adept can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to adept


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