how to pronounce calamity


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the above transcription of calamity 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.

calamity is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… would be a calamity traditional farming …”

meaning of calamity

Calamity means a disaster or misfortune.

calamity frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word calamity occurs in english on average 2.1 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 calamity 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 calamity can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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