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artifact is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… changing i think that as an artifact i i …”

meanings of artifact


  1. An object made or shaped by human hand or labor.
  2. A perceptible distortion that appears in an audio or video file or a digital image as a result of applying a lossy compression algorithm.
  3. An object made or shaped by some agent or intelligence, not necessarily of direct human origin.
  4. An object, such as a tool, ornament, or weapon of archaeological or historical interest, especially such an object found at an archaeological excavation.
  5. Something viewed as a product of human agency or conception rather than an inherent element.
  6. An appearance or structure in protoplasm due to death, the method of preparation of specimens, or the use of reagents, and not present during life.
  7. A finding or structure in an experiment or investigation that is not a true feature of the object under observation, but is a result of external action, the test arrangement, or an experimental error.

artifact frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word artifact occurs in english on average 2.2 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 artifact 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 artifact can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to artifact


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