how to pronounce algorithm


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algorithm is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… result of an algorithm that everybody …”

meanings of algorithm


  1. A collection of ordered steps that solve a mathematical problem. A precise step-by-step plan for a computational procedure that possibly begins with an input value and yields an output value in a finite number of steps.
  2. Calculation with Arabic numerals; algorism.

algorithm frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word algorithm occurs in english on average 1.1 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 algorithm 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 algorithm can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) education, science, and technology;

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