how to pronounce axiom


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axiom is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… you know there's an old axiom that says …”

meanings of axiom


  1. A seemingly self-evident or necessary truth which is based on assumption; a principle or proposition which cannot actually be proved or disproved.
  2. An established principle in some artistic practice or science that is universally received.
  3. A fundamental assumption that serves as a basis for deduction of theorems; a postulate (sometimes distinguished from postulates as being universally applicable, whereas postulates are particular to a certain science or context).

axiom frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word axiom occurs in english on average 0.9 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 axiom 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 axiom can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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