how to pronounce astronomy


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astronomy is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… mathematics astronomy physics chemistry …”

meanings of astronomy


  1. The study of the physical universe beyond the Earth's atmosphere, including the process of mapping locations and properties of the matter and radiation in the universe.
  2. Astrology.

astronomy frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word astronomy 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 astronomy 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 astronomy can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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