how to pronounce asymmetry


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asymmetry is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… the asymmetry that exists on this island …”

meanings of asymmetry


  1. The lack of a common measure between two objects or quantities; incommensurability.
  2. Absence of symmetry or proportion between the parts of a thing, or a distinction that produces such a lack of symmetry.

asymmetry frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word asymmetry occurs in english on average 0.5 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 asymmetry 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 asymmetry can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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