how to pronounce cad


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the above transcription of cad 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.

cad is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… testing ways to use CAD and cam to help …”

meanings of cad


  1. An idle hanger-on about innyards.
  2. A low-bred, presuming person; a mean, vulgar fellow.
  3. Initialism of control alt delete.
  4. Initialism of computer-aided diagnosis.
  5. Cash Against Documents; an arrangement where the purchaser must pay the total price in cash in order to get shipping papers from the seller or a third party.
  6. A person who stands at the door of an omnibus to open and shut it, and to receive fares; a bus conductor.
  7. Initialism of computer-aided design.
  8. Initialism of computer-aided drafting.
  9. Initialism of Computer Aided Dispatch.
  10. Initialism of coronary artery disease.

cad frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cad occurs in english on average 1.5 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 cad 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 cad can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) transport and travel;

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