how to pronounce annotation


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the above transcription of annotation 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.

annotation is pronounced in four syllables

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video examples of annotation pronunciation

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

“… out then click on this annotation or the …”

meanings of annotation


  1. A comment added to a text.
  2. The process of writing such comment or commentary.
  3. Information relating to the genetic structure of sequences of bases.
  4. A critical or explanatory commentary or analysis.
  5. Metadata added to a document or program.

annotation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word annotation occurs in english on average 0.2 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 annotation 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 annotation can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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