how to pronounce apogee


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the above transcription of apogee 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.

apogee is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… rocks reached Apogee and seemed to waver …”

meanings of apogee


  1. The point, in an orbit about any planet, that is farthest from the planet: the apoapsis of any satellite.
  2. The point, in any trajectory of an object in space, where it is furthest from the Earth.
  3. The highest point.
  4. The point, in an orbit about the Earth, that is furthest from the Earth: the apoapsis of an Earth orbiter.

apogee frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word apogee 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.

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