how to pronounce affection


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the above transcription of affection 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.

affection is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… real love and affection for them and and …”

meaning of affection

Affection is a feeling of warm personal attachment or concern for someone or something.

affection frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word affection occurs in english on average 11 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics affection 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 affection can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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