how to pronounce alignment


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the above transcription of alignment 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.

alignment is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… to not live in alignment with the …”

meanings of alignment


  1. In a roleplaying game, one of a set number of philosophical attitudes a character can take.
  2. An alliance of factions.
  3. The precise route or course taken by a linear way (road, railway, footpath, etc.) between two points.
  4. The conjunction of two celestial objects.
  5. A way of arranging DNA, RNA or protein sequences in order to identify regions of similarity.
  6. The process of adjusting a mechanism such that its parts are aligned; the condition of having its parts so adjusted.
  7. An arrangement of items in a line.

alignment frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word alignment occurs in english on average 3.1 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 alignment 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 alignment can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) education, science, and technology;

4) transport and travel;

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